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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.
In this month's Nicole's Nook blog, Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L reviews a previously recommended app that makes completing math worksheets on the iPad easier. Doing math on the iPad is a common challenge for children, and this app allows children to plot out their work in a much more legible and visual platform. New upgrades provide additional features, such as importing worksheets and adding notes to math homework.
Corina Anastasaki, PhD has recently been promoted to the role of Senior Research Scientist in the Gutmann laboratory. While she will remain active in fundamental laboratory research, she is also guiding the scientific direction of translational research in the Center, and has assumed public outreach responsibilities aiming to bring the NF Center to the public.
The 2017 Volume 1 NF Center newsletter has been released. Read about new research on potential MPNST treatments, the NF Center booth at the St. Louis Science Center: SCIFEST Event, and upcoming Club NF Events. Also learn about recent research linking female hormones to increased risk of vision loss in NF1 and SLCH Radio Rounds Podcast with Dr. Stephanie Morris.
May 15, 2017
Corina Anastasaki, PhD has recently been promoted to the role of Senior Research Scientist in the Gutmann laboratory. Dr. Anastasaki...
Apr 20, 2017
This article, written by Tamara Bhandari, originally appeared in the Washington University School of Medicine News Hub on April 13,...
Apr 14, 2017
Glioblastoma (GBM) are the most malignant brain tumor in adults, with over 13,000 people in the United States dying from...