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International TSC Research Conference 2021: A Vision for the Future

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - June 19 @ 9:00 pm

£129
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Welcome to the International TSC Research Conference 2021: A Vision for the Future.

Proudly organised by the Tuberous Sclerosis Association (TSA-UK).


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The International TSC Research Conference is held annually to bring together academics, healthcare professionals, industry, patients and patient representatives from around the world to share their knowledge and experience and to learn about new and exciting developments in TSC research.

This year’s conference will take place virtually across three days, from Thursday 17 June – Saturday 19 June 2021 (14:00-19:00 BST each day).

We will explore how academics, clinicians and researchers from across the globe are ambitiously driving new opportunities in TSC research to advance scientific understanding, deliver innovation in clinical practice, and transform the lives of people living with TSC and their families.

Sessions will cover seven key areas, including:

Early diagnosis

Early risk assessment

Basic science and pre-clinical work

Prevention

New and available therapies

Social research

A vision for the future

Please read the following before registering for this event:

– Terms and Conditions

– Privacy Policy

The conference is CPD certified.


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Outline agenda

Thursday 17 June, 14:00 – 19:00 BST

• Opening keynote speech from Professor Julian Sampson

• Session 1 – Early diagnosis, with keynote speech from Professor Sergiusz Jozwiak

• Session 2 – Early risk assessment, with keynote speech from Professor David Kwiatkowski

• Poster and networking session

• Pharma symposium

Friday 18 June, 14:00 – 19:00 BST

• Session 3 – Research into new and available therapies, with keynote speech from Professor Petrus de Vries

• Session 4 – Basic science and pre-clinical work (A), with keynote speech from Professor Brendan Manning

 Session 5 – Basic science and pre-clinical work (B), with keynote speech from Professor Elizabeth Henske

• Poster and networking session

• Pharma symposium

Saturday 19 June, 14:00 – 19:00 BST

 Session 6 – Prevention, with keynote speech from Professor Hope Northrup

 Session 7 – Social Research, with keynote speech from Professor Anna Jansen

 Session 8 – A vision for the future, with keynote speech from Professor Xandra Breakefield, and guest speakers Professor John Bissler and Professor Darcy Krueger

• Special session – The TANDem Project: An update

Scientific committee (SC)

Co-chairs: Professor Andrew Tee and Dr Chris Kingswood.

Members: Professor Patrick Bolton, Professor Petrus de Vries, Dr Anna Jansen, Dr Steve Roberds, Professor Simon Johnson, Professor Julian Sampson, Professor Elizabeth Thiele, Professor Elizabeth (Lisa) Henske and Dr Angela Peron.

Patient representatives: Mr Perry James and Mrs Corrine Swainger.

TSA representatives: Mrs Louise Fish, Dr Pooja Takhar and Miss Bethan Vaughan.

Early career researchers (ECR) committee

Co-chairs: Dr Charilaos (Harry) Filippakis, Dr Charlotte Tye, Dr Elaine Dunlop, Miss Fabienne Haslam, Dr Sam Amin and Dr Nicholas Annear.

TSA representatives: Dr Pooja Takhar and Miss Bethan Vaughan.

Internal organising committee (OC)

Co-chairs: Mrs Louise Fish (CEO) & Dr Pooja Takhar (Head of Research).

Members: Miss Bethan Vaughan (Research and Evidence Officer), Mr Luke Langlands (Head of Communications and Support), Mrs Mikaela Conlin-Hulme (Head of Fundraising) & Mr Mike Dodson (Office Manager).

Registration costs

Early bird rates (by 16 May)

Early career researchers – £120 + £9.95 Eventbrite fee

All other delegates – £150 + £12.29 Eventbrite fee

Late registration (from 17 May)

Early career researchers – £150 + £12.29 Eventbrite fee

All other delegates – £190 + £15.41 Eventbrite fee

The conference will be held via an online platform hosted by Royal College of Physicians (RCP) London Events.

Please note, your personalised link and access code will be sent to the email address you used to register, so please double check it to make sure it’s correct.

If you’re buying a ticket on behalf of someone else, please use their email address, not yours.


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Conference F&Qs:

Q: How does the virtual conference platform work?

A: Using the easy to navigate tool bar you will be able to look at the whole agenda for the event and plan your day. Drop in and out of the live sessions, and visit our virtual exhibition or poster area. You will still be able to connect and network with colleagues in our networking lounges and participate fully in sessions by joining in the conversation or through the chat and Q&A function.

Q: How do I join the conference?

A: All you need to do is register for the conference and prior to the event you will receive your joining link giving you access to the conference page. On the day of the conference join through your bespoke joining link and click on the session or event area you would like to join. If you have any issues, the conference team will be on hand to help.

More information can be found on the TSA’s website.


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Details

Start:
June 17 @ 4:00 pm
End:
June 19 @ 9:00 pm
Cost:
£129
Event Category:
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Organiser

Bethan Vaughan

Venue

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