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.

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 »