NF Center Updates

Read the latest news related to the NF Center’s clinical care and complementary care programs, therapy recommendations, patient highlights, and more.

PATIENT SPOTLIGHT: CARTER

Carter Hoss is a goofy, caring, and fun-loving sixth grader. He has also raised over $1500 to benefit NF Midwest MORE »

New Study Identifies Immune Cell Target for Blocking Tumor Growth

Previous studies from the laboratory of NF Center director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, have shown that immune system-like cells, MORE »

Brain Tumors Caused by Normal Neuron Activity in Mice Predisposed to Such Tumors

Light triggers formation, feeds growth of optic nerve tumors Written by Tamara Bhandari • May 26, 2021 Originally published on MORE »

Check out the NF Center 2021, Volume 2 Newsletter!

Check out the NF Center 2021, Volume 2 newsletter (pdf) to read about new research on NF1 brain tumors, meet MORE »

NF Center Trainee Selected as an O’Leary Prize Competition Finalist

Each year, the Office of Neuroscience Research awards an O’Leary Prize to a predoctoral or doctoral fellow to acknowledge the MORE »

Gait Analysis in NF1 Mouse Model Revealed Developmental Abnormalities that Persist into Adulthood

As part of an investigation into share motor impairments across genetic liabilities for intellectual and developmental disorders (IDDs), a research MORE »

Collaborative NF Team Reports NF1 Mutation in a Family without NF1

Children with NF1 are born with a genetic change, called a mutation, in one of their two NF1 genes. This MORE »

Springtime Fun with Virtual Club NF!

At the Washington University NF Center, providing care beyond the walls of the clinic is a high priority. The Covid-19 MORE »

May is NF Awareness Month!

Dress in blue in support of NF Awareness on World NF Awareness Day, May 17th, 2021! May is NF Awareness MORE »

Dr. Caroline Tang Joins The Gutmann Lab

Yunshuo (Caroline) Tang, MD, PhD recently joined the laboratory of David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, NF Center Director, to investigate MORE »