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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.
The 2017, Volume 2, NF Center Newsletter has been released. Read about the international fellowships awarded to Dr. David H. Gutmann, a patient spotlight on Alexandra Schroeder, and upcoming Club NF and Beat NF events. Also, learn about the recent promotion of Senior Research Scientist, Corina Anastasaki, PhD, and the prestigious Francis S. Collins Scholars Award given to an NF Center faculty member.
Kristen Jacobsen, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a postdoctoral research fellow. Dr. Jacobsen completed her graduate training with Douglas Graham, MD, PhD at the University of Colorado and Emory University, where she investigated the importance of the tumor microenvironment in breast cancer and leukemia development and growth.
Dr. Stephanie Morris is leading a clinical study to better understand how behavioral symptoms develop in children with NF1. Read more for information about this clinical study that will measure symptoms of attention deficit, autism, and other behavioral problems in preschool-age children with NF1 aged 2.5 to 6.5 years old. If interested in participating, please let the NF team know during your next clinical appointment.
Nov 15, 2017
Kristen Jacobsen, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a postdoctoral...
Oct 23, 2017
Min Xiong, MD, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a...
Oct 12, 2017
Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are prone to the development of cognitive and behavioral problems. In addition, 15-30% of...