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Gutmann Laboratory Researcher Receives McDonnell Center Grant

Yuan Pan, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, has been awarded a grant from the McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology to continue her research on NF1-associated high-grade gliomas. More


Music-Motor Therapy Program Improving the Lives of Toddlers with NF1

The Washington University NF Center and Jazz St. Louis recently wrapped up another successful Beat NF session. This unique music-motor therapy program geared toward toddlers with NF1 utilizes jazz music and motor therapy to help them overcome developmental delays commonly encountered by children with NF1 More


Nicole’s Nook: Journaling with myMemoir

In this month’s blog, Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L reviews another one of her favorite apps, myMemoir. Many children start or end their school day with journaling, and this very simple app enables them to complete that task on the iPad, thus eliminating some of the fine motor demands which children with NF1 often struggle with. More