NF Center Investigators Awarded Center for Regenerative Medicine Grant

The Center for Regenerative Medicine, together with the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research Center (IDDRC) at Washington University, awarded a pilot award to Kristin Kroll, PhD to study the impact of NF1 gene mutations on brain nerve cells (neurons). The focus of this study is to understand how NF1 mutations affect brain development relevant to […]

NF Center Researcher Receives Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award

Michelle Wegscheid, an MD/PhD trainee in the laboratory of Dr. David H. Gutmann, was recently awarded a Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award to continue her exciting work on how mutations in the NF1 gene affect human brain development. Ms. Wegscheid graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013 prior to spending a […]

NF Center Welcomes New Faculty Member

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Stephanie M. Morris has joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Morris has been caring for children and young adults with NF for the past several years, and has recently been appointed to the […]