Highlighted for his groundbreaking work at the Washington University NF Center, Dr. David H. Gutmann, director, reveals his experiences and challenges in effectively treating Neurofibromatosis in a recent interview with the St. Louis Jewish Light.
Month: January 2016
Nicole’s Nook: SnapType Eases Handwriting Struggles
Do struggles with fine motor skills affect your child’s ability to complete homework assignments? In this month’s blog, St. Louis Children’s Hospital OT, Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L, provides information about SnapType, an easy-to-use, kid-friendly app that allows children to complete worksheets on an iPad.
Washington University NF Center Researchers Discover Potential Target for NF1 Optic Glioma
Using new RNA sequencing methods pioneered by Dr. Elaine Mardis and her colleagues, Dr. Anne Solga discovered that one particular growth factor, Ccl5, is a major driver of optic glioma growth in mice.