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NF Center Trainee Awarded Esteemed Grant

Elizabeth Cordell, a first year medical student at Washington University, was awarded the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Grant. The grant provides a summer stipend for promising young researchers interested in pediatric oncology. Elizabeth will study the neuroimmunology of brain tumors under the mentorship of Dr. David Gutmann, director of the Washington University Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center. She is looking forward to expanding her research skills with a world expert in NF1.