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TSC online education events

As announced in the October 2016 issue of Reach Out, TSA is running a series of webinars this year which will bring our educational events directly to you at work or at home.

In response to the topic suggestions from our 2016 survey, we’ve invited some of our Australian TSC experts to present in our upcoming webinars for people with TSC and their families. Health professionals are welcome to attend.

Tuesday 2 May 2017 at 7:30pm AEST

Emerging treatments for epilepsy in TSC: Medicinal Cannabis and mTOR inhibitor medicines

Dr John Lawson, Paediatric Neurologist, Sydney Children’s Hospital

Learn about the medicinal cannabis clinical trials being run in Australia and about the results of research mTOR inhibitors in epilepsy (Everolimus/Afinitor/Sirolimus/Rapamycin). Have the opportunity to ask your questions about access to these new treatment options for epilepsy.

Find out more and register

Friday 16 June 2017 at 12:30pm AEST

Understanding the Genetics of TSC and the importance of lifelong surveillance

Dr Chirag Patel, Clinical Geneticist, Queensland Clinical Genetics

Hear about the genetics of TSC, including what we know and what questions researchers are still exploring.Learn about genetic testing and how to access genetic services in your area.Take advantage of this unique opportunity to ask questions. Registration for this webinar will be available in May.

We hope you’ll join us online for these unique opportunities to hear the latest information and ask your questions directly to these experts. We’re confirming details for our third webinar to be held later this year.

This project was funded by a grant from Novartis. Novartis has no influence over the outcomes of this project or of webinar content.

 

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