Registration is now open for the 2023 International TSC Research Conference: Fueling the Future, hosted by the TSC Alliance September 7-9, 2023 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Early bird registration ends Monday, July 31 so register now to get the best rate.

The conference will focus on structured, collaborative discussions on groundbreaking research topics. See a tentative agenda.


Conference Co-Chairs

  • Shafali Spurling Jeste, MD, Chief, Division of Neurology, Co-Director, Neurological Institute, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles​
  • Rebecca Ihrie, PhD, Associate Professor Cell & Developmental Biology and Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Early Career Researcher Symposium Co-Chairs

  • Nicole McDonald, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Semel Institute
  • Uchenna John Unachukwu, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center

Organizing Committee Members

  • Jamie K. Capal, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill​
  • Laura Farach, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston​
  • Zoë Fuchs, Manager, Translational Research, TSC Alliance
  • Gina Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, UC Irvine School of Medicine​
  • Carmen Priolo, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Tracee Ridley-Pryor, DNP PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Steven L. Roberds, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, TSC Alliance
  • Kari Luther Rosbeck, President & CEO, TSC Alliance
  • Katie Smith, Director, Government & Global Affairs, TSC Alliance
  • Daniel Vogt, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State Universityt
  • Oded Volovelsky, MD, PhD, Pediatric Nephrology Unit Head, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
  • Anne Wolfe, Senior Manager, Strategic Projects, TSC Alliance
  • Jane Yu, PhD, Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Cincinnati

In addition, the conference will provide a platform for early-career researchers to present, share, and network with senior investigators.