Patient Care News and Updates

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

Club NF Creates Art!

On February 1, 2014, the Washington University NF Center in collaboration with the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation hosted their MORE »

Symposium Sneak Peek: Dr. Sean Morrison Discusses Stem Cells and NF1

The Washington University NF Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Sean Morrison as one of the 2014 Washington University NF MORE »

NEW STUDY: Social and Behavioral Health in NF1

Researchers in the Washington University NF Center are currently recruiting both adults and children with NF1 to better understand the MORE »

Washington University NF Center Toddlers Show Progress After Beat NF

Children with NF1 can experience a range of developmental delays, including problems with gross motor skills and trouble learning how MORE »

Nicole’s Nook: Apps that are More than Recreation

The iPad often gets a bad rap.  It’s too trendy, it’s too techy, it’s too mainstream, and it’s too gamey.  MORE »

UPDATE: Clinical Research Studies at the Washington University NF Center – Winter 2014

Curious how our current clinical studies are going? Find out below! NF1 Genome Project (NF1GP) We have obtained 354 blood samples from individuals MORE »

SAVE THE DATE: Club NF Creates Art!

The Washington University NF Center in collaboration with the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation is excited to announce its February 2014 Club MORE »

NF Camp Provides Children and Teenagers with NF1 Chance to Make New Friends

Living with NF1 can be a challenge and sometimes can cause children and teenagers to feel isolated from their peers. MORE »

Recent Study Sheds Light on Learning Problems in Preschool Age Children with NF1

In addition to café-au-lait macules, difficulties with learning are seen in as many as 80% of school-aged children with NF1. MORE »

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Help Your Child Develop Skills Delayed in Children with NF1

Help your child start off the New Year right with a resolution to get active this year. The Washington University NF MORE »