The 2016 Volume 3 NF Center newsletter has been released. Read about recent fundraising events held by the families of NF Center Clinical Program patients to support NF awareness and research. Also learn about Gutmann Laboratory research grants and recent research linking NF1 to ASD trait burden.
Month: December 2016
Washington University NF Center Hosts Missouri Freshmen Legislators
Newly-elected Missouri State Representatives toured the NF Center to learn more about how the relationship between Washington University and the Barnes-Jewish-Christian (BJC) Health Care System improves the care of people with NF.
NF Center Director Awarded Prestigious Research Program Award
David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and Director of the Washington University NF Center was recently awarded the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Research Program Award (RPA) grant to further his work on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie brain dysfunction in NF1.
Walk Family’s FuNFest Raises Money for NF Research
On November 11, 2016, Brian and Amanda Walk and their daughters, Jordan and Bella, visited the Washington University NF Center to celebrate another successful fuNFest event. This year’s fuNFest raised an impressive $27,574.64, which will fund Gutmann Laboratory research initiatives aimed at developing personalized medicine approaches for people affected by NF.