Tuberous sclerosis

TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS: A New Drug Treatment

Posted on 24 February 2016 by Cerys Hickinbottom

Professor Julian Sampson and other researchers at Cardiff University have pioneered a drug treatment for Tuberous Sclerosis.  Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare genetic disorder where patients develop tumours in many organs, including the brain, kidneys and skin.  Those affected can develop epilepsy, autism, often have impaired renal function and the many skin lesions
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Stopping Cancer in its Tracks: Cardiff Scientists Score Rare Cancer Breakthrough- Hannah Roderick Hake

Posted on 22 February 2016 by Scott Cutting

Sufferers of a rare disease – Tuberous Sclerosis – have new hope for a treatment after pioneering research at Cardiff University. Tuberous Sclerosis (TS) is a genetic tumour syndrome, where sufferers develop different tumours throughout their body. Dr Elaine Dunlop and her team have been studying the complex cell pathways involved in tumour formation and
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