The Elizabeth Pinkerton Memorial award is given annually by Tuberous Sclerosis Australia to a health professional to recognise their efforts to improve the lives of TSC affected people and their families in Australia. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Pinkerton (1984 – 2010) had … Read More
The April 2018 edition of Reach Out is now available to read online. This issue’s contents include: Powerful stories from siblings Our 2018 back to school gallery Celebrating our fundraisers If you would like to receive Reach Out by post, … Read More
TSC Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders: including learning, behaviour, autism and anxiety
These educational events are for people with TSC, their family members and interested health professionals. TSA is also working with our TSC Professionals Network members to hold events specifically for health professionals to increase their understanding of TAND.
Planned educational events in 2018:
ADELAIDE 26 AUGUST
BRISBANE 8 & 9 SEPTEMBER
SYDNEY 22 SEPTEMBER
TSA aims to raise $10,000 to give hope to newly diagnosed families through our Christmas Appeal.
Can you help children like Greta and her family?
Our goal is to improve the new diagnosis journey for every one of the babies born tomorrow with TSC. We can’t take their devastating disease away, but we can make sure they get access to life changing early intervention, the right tests, the best possible treatments, and to the experts in the field. Please donate now and give hope this Christmas to families devastated by a TSC diagnosis.
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In December, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) will consider an application from Novartis for Everolimus/Afinitor to be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for people with TSC who are experiencing seizures that do not respond well to available … Read More
Dr Helen Whitford, a staff specialist in respiratory medicine at the Alfred Hospital,is the recipient of the 2017 Elizabeth Pinkerton Memorial Award. This award is given annually by Tuberous Sclerosis Australia to a health professional in recognition of their efforts to … Read More
Thank you to Dr Chirag Patel for giving his time and expertise for this webinar. For more information on the genetics of tuberous sclerosis: Read our genetics information page Read the stories of families with TSC about how they have approached … Read More
You are invited to join TSA at our 2017 information day in Melbourne for people with TSC and their families. The event will include TSC expert speakers, a chance to meet others living with TSC and the presentation of the … Read More
TSA is fortunate to have Sydney University Genetic Counselling student, Todor Arsov working with us. Todor has already completed a revision of our Genetics Information Page and he needs help with his next project for TSA. We’re collating the experiences … Read More