Collaborative Research Team Develops Pig Model of NF1 Optic Glioma

Children and adults with NF1 can develop a wide variety of clinical features, including brain and nerve tumors. While small animal models of NF1 have been successfully generated in flies and mice, none of these animals display the spectrum of clinical problems found in people with NF1. Spearheaded by Dr. Adrienne Watson of Recombinetics, Inc. […]

Nicole’s Nook: C-Pen Reader

In addition to the multitude of apps, extensions and built-in features that can aid in reading, there are also other stand-alone devices available. Recently I trialed the C-Pen Reader by Scanning Pens. This lightweight “pen” is slightly larger in size than a highlighter. It features optimal character recognition that scans printed text and reads it […]

Jit Chatterjee Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Jit Chatterjee, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center Director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a postdoctoral research fellow. Dr. Jit completed his graduate training at Mangalore University in India, where he investigated radiation-induced brain cell dysfunction in mouse models. Over the next few years, Dr. Jit will be studying the role […]