Neurobiology of Disease in Children (NDC) Holds NF Symposium

In conjunction with this year’s Child Neurology Society meeting, the Neurobiology of Disease in Children (NDC) held its 16th annual symposium to review advances in pediatric neurologic disease. The topic for the 2016 NDC symposium was Neurofibromatosis (NF), the very same topic discussed at the first NDC symposium held in 2001.

NF Center Researcher Receives Career Development Award

Dr. Angela Hirbe, a medical oncologist and member of the NF Center, recently received a career development award from SARC, which will fund research aimed at better understanding the biology behind Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors (MPNSTs), very aggressive soft tissue sarcomas that are the leading cause of death for patients with NF1.