The 3rd Gene Rumbling in TSC Has Been Silenced


The TS Alliance alerted me to a very interesting research finding as of late.  I have mentioned this rare disease of mine a few times, but it is basically a genetic disorder that causes benign tumors on several of the body’s organs.  It wreaks havoc to say the least, sometimes causing epilepsy & autism, as well as other issues.  In my case, it also led me to developing LAM (though there is a sporadic form of LAM).  As I was growing up, 2 genes were identified through research.  I remember hearing rumblings of a possible third gene in the past few years.

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