New Undergraduates Join the NF Center

The NF Center is proud to welcome three new Washington University undergraduate students to our team. In addition to Kelly Hartigan, a senior who is working with Michelle Wegscheid to characterize NF1 stem cell-induced mini-brains, Anna Wilson, Madhuri Kesani, and Sharanya Thondapu have each started projects. Anna will be working with Dr. Corina Anastasaki to […]

New Study Demonstrates Unique Presentation of NF2 in Young Children

Young adults with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) typically come to medical attention when they develop hearing and balance problems, leading to the discovery of bilateral vestibular schwannomas (BVS). However, school-age children frequently do not present with BVS. In order to identify the earliest signs of NF2 in these young children, Cristina Gaudioso, MD, a pediatric […]

The NF Center Wraps Up a Successful Beat NF Fall Session!

The Washington University Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center, in collaboration with our partners at Jazz St. Louis and the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation, recently completed the 2019 Beat NF Fall Session. Toddler participants enjoyed five weeks of a jazz music motor therapy curriculum utilizing jazz music and physical therapy to promote social, attention, and motor skills […]