First Human Models of NF1-Associated Neurofibromas Developed by NF Center Collaborative Team

The most common tumor in children and adults with NF1 is the neurofibroma, a peripheral nerve sheath tumor composed of Schwann-like cells. While mouse models of plexiform neurofibromas have been developed, Dr. Lu Le, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Texas-Southwestern joined forces with Drs. Corina Anastasaki and David Gutmann to develop a human […]

Gutmann Receives Neuro-oncology Scientific Award

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and Vice Chair for Research affairs in the Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is a recipient of the 2020 Neuro-oncology Scientific Award from the American Academy of Neurology. The award recognizes singular scientific achievement that has advanced […]

Celebrating the Life of Jeffrey Hanson

It is with a heavy heart that I write these parting words about Jeffrey Hanson. I am so grateful that I had the opportunity to get to know Jeff over these past few years. He was a remarkable young man who channeled the obstacles and challenges he faced with NF1 into amazingly beautiful artwork. He […]