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NF Center Trainee Publishes Groundbreaking Study on the Origins of NF1 Optic Gliomas

Dr. Nicole Brossier, Instructor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, recently reported that...

Alexander Chen awarded Training Grant from the Center of Regenerative Medicine

Alexander Chen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Gutmann Laboratory, was recently awarded a “Training in Regenerative Medicine” training grant...

Kyra Rosen Joins the NF Center

The NF Center recently welcomed a new undergraduate student, Kyra Rosen, to the team. Kyra studies philosophy and art history...

International NF Collaborative Research Reveals Brain Sex Differences

As part of a Berlin Institute of Health Einstein Fellowship, investigators at the Max Delbrück Center in Berlin worked with...

Gutmann Receives Award from the American Neurological Association

Honored for work on role of immune system in brain tumors David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck...

Alexander Chen joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Alexander S. Chen, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center Director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a...

Gutmann Awarded Three-Year Drug Discovery Grant

  David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and Vice Chair for Research Affairs in the...

NF1 Researchers Investigate the Role of MicroRNA in NF1-Associated Tumors

Dr. David H. Gutmann, and fellow researchers at John’s Hopkins University, confirmed the importance of microRNA in the biology of...

Dr. Xiaofan (Gary) Guo Successfully Defends PhD Thesis

On June 5th, 2020, Dr. Xiaofan (Gary) Guo successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Immune Regulation of Brain Tumors”. Dr....

NF1 Researchers Discover New Genes in NF1 Cancers

Dr. Angela Hirbe, Assistant Professor in Medical Oncology, and her team found that malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are...