Message from the Director

It has been a year like no other. As we all have learned to adjust to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also had to grapple with inherent racial inequities in our country. It is not an understatement to say that these times have served as a flashpoint, prompting deep re-examination, extraordinary accommodations, and […]

NF Center Complementary Care Programs Go Virtual

At the Washington University NF Center, we believe in the value of extending medical care for our families beyond the walls of the clinic. As such, we have pioneered several successful therapy programs, including Beat NF, Club NF and Teen NF. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our team to find creative ways to offer these […]

Andrea Goldstein Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Andrea Goldstein, BS recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a Research Technician. She completed medical school at the University of MIssouri in Columbia, and is currently applying to residency programs in Obstetrics/Gynecology. Her prior laboratory experience includes work in the laboratory of Michelle Monje MD, PhD […]

Patient Spotlight: Jeffrey Hanson

In viewing the artistic work of Jeffrey Hanson, one may be drawn to the vibrant colors, to the emphasis on texture, or maybe to the accomplishments of the artist himself. Diagnosed with NF1 in childhood, and enduring chemotherapy and radiation for an optic glioma tumor at 12, Jeff Hanson has surely faced his obstacles. He […]