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03/03/21

Join a study on obesity in TBRS

Dr. Kate Tatton-Brown and Dr. Suzanne Alsters are studying obesity and eating behaviors in individuals with Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome and are seeking...

02/15/21

Funding for early-career autism researchers

Applications for the Bridge to Independent Award Program through the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) are open. The grant provides $495,000...

01/29/21

Research funding opportunity

The TBRS Community is excited to announce a call for proposals to study Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome in a model system. We have partnered with the Rare Disease...

01/27/21

Ashley Hatton Awarded The Katherine McMahon Memorial Award

Katherine McMahon was one of our founding board members. She devoted her life to advocacy and service on behalf of people with disabilities. She followed the...

01/27/21

Monthly TBRS Parent and Caregiver Support Group

The TBRS Community offers a monthly Parent and Caregiver Support Group via Zoom, so families from all around the world can participate. We create a safe place...

01/27/21

Monthly Social Group for Teens and Young Adults Diagnosed with TBRS

Each month a wonderful group of young adults and teens who are diagnosed with TBRS gather for our Social Group via Zoom. With the help of a volunteer...

01/25/21

An interview with an artist with TBRS

On Wednesday, January 20th, I had the pleasure of sitting down (virtually) with TBRS artist Megan and her mom Melissa to talk about her journey and the artwork...

07/28/20

TBRS Community is Awarded NORD COVID-19 Rapid Response Seed Grant

We are excited to announce that The Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome Community has been awarded the NORD COVID-19 Rapid Response Seed Grant. The funding will be...

07/28/20

Seeking Nominations for Katherine McMahon Memorial Award

Katherine McMahon was a founding board member of The Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome Community. She followed the stories of each person affected by TBRS like...

07/21/20

New study looks at DNMT3A mosaicism

Dr. Ayala Tovy, a researcher at Baylor College of Medicine and a medical advisory board member of The TBRS Community, and her colleagues have described an...

06/12/20

New tool assesses COVID-19 risk for adults with rare diseases

The British Society for Genetic Medicine and the Clinical Genetics Society have developed an online tool to help determine the risks of COVID-19 for adults...

05/22/20

UK study on COVID-19 seeks rare disease participants

The CoIN study is looking into how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the lives of children with rare diseases living in the UK. The researchers are seeking...

05/17/20

Research opportunity to share pandemic’s effects

The Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network, which is funded by the US National Institutes of Health, is gathering information from individuals with rare...

05/14/20

The Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome Community joins NORD

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has welcomed The TBRS Community as a member, joining 300 other patient organizations. NORD is a leading...

05/08/20

New study on function of DNMT3A variant

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have examined the function of a particular mutation in the DNMT3A gene called R882H. This variant is a...

02/13/20

Research opportunity from the Simons Foundation

Simons Searchlight is looking for individuals with variants in the DNMT3A gene, which causes Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome, to participate in its study on the...