Chapter 1. The History of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

  1. Dr. David J. Kwiatkowski1,
  2. Dr. Vicky Holets Whittemore2 and
  3. Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele3
  1. Dr. Vicky H. Whittemore

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch1

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

How to Cite

Whittemore, V. H. (2010) The History of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics (eds D. J. Kwiatkowski, V. H. Whittemore and E. A. Thiele), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 1 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  2. 2

    Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

  3. 3

    Carol & James Herscot Center For TCS, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, 175 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Author Information

  1. Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527322015

Online ISBN: 9783527630073

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Keywords:

  • astrocytomas;
  • chromosomes;
  • facial angiofibromas;
  • renal angiomyoloipomas;
  • tuberous sclerosis complex

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • The History of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

  • Hereditary Nature of TSC

  • Molecular Mechanisms in TSC

  • The Future of TSC

  • References