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Bcureful® Aids in the Development of New Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Center at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Date:10/2/2013

sent these inaugural funds to Lurie Children’s to establish their new TSC Center and are committed to raising the additional $30,000.00 needed. Please support Bcureful’s goal to make this center a reality and improve the lives of so many affected by TSC.”

“In this increasingly cost conscious health care environment we believe organizations like Bcureful can uniquely provide critical support to develop novel clinical programs and launch new research initiatives,” said Dr. Nordli. “These effective partnerships will be increasingly important in the years to come and we are very excited to be participating in this ground breaking effort. For all of these reasons, we are absolutely thrilled and honored to receive this donation. We are eager to work collaboratively with Bcureful in building a state-of-the-art TSC program.”

Bcureful is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded to focus resources on Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, or TSC. TSC is a genetic disorder that affects 1 in 6,000 newborns causing non- malignant tumors to develop in the brain and other vital organs. Although the growths are almost always benign, they can cause devastating effects on multiple aspects of development. It is estimated that 1 to 2 million people worldwide have TSC. Research for TSC has led to breakthroughs in autism, epilepsy and cancer.

To learn more about Bcureful and make a donation, visit http://www.Bcureful.org.

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Bcureful® Board member Lori Nerheim, Founder Julie Scroggins and volunteer Cindy Raymond present Bcureful’s inaugural donation to Dr. Srishti Nangia and Dr. Douglas R. Nordli, Jr. of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, to aid in the development of their new Tuberous Sclerosis Compl
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