May is NF Awareness Month!
May 7, 2021
Dress in blue in support of NF Awareness on
World NF Awareness Day, May 17th, 2021!
May is NF Awareness Month, join the Washington University NF Center in raising awareness and supporting education and research, throughout the Neurofibromatosis community.
FACTS ABOUT NEUROFIBROMATOSIS
- A set of complex genetic disorders that affects almost every organ system
- NF1 affects one of every 3,000 births
- Occurs worldwide, and in both sexes, as well as all races and ethnic groups
In the Washington University Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center, clinicians and laboratory scientists work together to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and its application to the care of individuals with NF.