The genetics & basic science research of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) can be hard to follow at points, even for me. I do find it highly fascinating even if it’s harder for me to wrap my head around than the clinical research.
I remember sitting in a conference listening to David Kwiatkowski, MD, PhD give a presentation at a conference once & being in awe with what he was accomplishing with fruit flies (drosophila) at the time in the research space. This was probably at least 10 years ago now (if not more). It took me a while though to wrap my head around the genetics for myself in a relatable way. Don’t ask me to break down to anyone, that is one area I still struggle.