Washington University NF Center Fall 2015 Newsletter

Check out the fall 2015 newsletter (pdf) for some of our most popular research articles, patient stories and details about upcoming events this fall! Some of the highlights in this issue include: Researchers Separate NF1/RAS Function in Brain Stem Cells Patient Spotlight: Molly McNeill Washington University NF Center to Hold Research Symposium Also be sure to take a […]

YOU’RE INVITED: Club NF Heads to FuNFest!

The Washington University NF Center, in collaboration with the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation, is excited to announce our October 2015 Club NF event – Club NF Goes to FuNFest! Please join us on Saturday, October 3, at the Walk Family’s 5th annual FuNFest, which will also include Club NF. FuNFest is an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Walk […]

Washington University NF Center Welcomes New Researchers

This summer we are delighted to have three new investigators join our team. Each will be focused on a different aspect of NF research. Yuan Pan, PhD completed her graduate studies in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Pan is focused on understanding how non-cancerous cells in brain cancers, called […]

Nicole’s Nook: Back to School Apps

Heading back to school in the fall is a very exciting time, but it can also bring about anxiety and stress for children with NF1 who frequently struggle with fine motor skills, organization and/or executive functioning. However, the use of technology can alleviate many of these concerns and assist children and adults in becoming more productive, […]