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The Washington University NF Center is focused on accelerating the pace of scientific discovery and its application to the care of individuals with NF.

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NF Center Receives Grant from St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer

The Washington University Neurofibromatosis Center was the recipient of a grant from the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer to further research on malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs). More


NF Center Forms New Collaboration with Stanford Neuro Oncologist

Cynthia J. Campen, MD, Pediatric Neuro Oncologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University, traveled to St. Louis in April to learn more about the NF Center's approach to providing exceptional care through groundbreaking research. More


Exciting New Mouse Model of NF1-MPNST Established

Dr. Angela Hirbe and her colleagues at the Washington University NF Center have created a new mouse model for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs). Dr. Hirbe plans to use this new model to discover and evaluate new drugs to treat these deadly cancers. More