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NF Center Research Symposium Keynote Speaker: Alcino Silva, PhD

We are excited to host Alcino Silva, PhD as one of our two keynote speakers for the 2016 Washington University NF Center Research Symposium to be held on April 1, 2016 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the Medical School Campus. More


Physician-Researcher Struggles with Challenging ‘Moonshot’ Problem

Highlighted for his groundbreaking work at the Washington University NF Center, Dr. David H. Gutmann, director, reveals his experiences and challenges in effectively treating Neurofibromatosis in a recent interview with the St. Louis Jewish Light. More

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Nicole’s Nook: SnapType Eases Handwriting Struggles

Do struggles with fine motor skills affect your child's ability to complete homework assignments? In this month's blog, St. Louis Children's Hospital OT, Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L, provides information about SnapType, an easy-to-use, kid-friendly app that allows children to complete worksheets on an iPad. More