In The News

Read the latest news about scientific breakthroughs, clinical findings and special events benefiting neurofibromatosis research.

NF Center Trainee Presents at Annual American Neurological Association Meeting

Michelle Wegscheid, a combined MD-PhD student in the laboratory of David Gutmann, presented her exciting work on cerebral organoids (“mini-brains”)...

New Undergraduates Join the NF Center

The NF Center is proud to welcome three new Washington University undergraduate students to our team. In addition to Kelly...

New Study Demonstrates Unique Presentation of NF2 in Young Children

Young adults with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) typically come to medical attention when they develop hearing and balance problems, leading...

Washington University NF Center Members Present at the 2019 Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) Symposium

At the recent CTF symposium held in San Francisco, several members of the Washington University NF Center, presented their original...

Gutmann to be Fellow at Berlin Institute of Health

David Gutmann, MD, PhD, FAAN the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine, has received...

Suzanne Scheaffer Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Suzanne Scheaffer, MS recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, FAAN,  as a...

Gutmann Honored with 2019 Alexander von Humboldt Award

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and NF Center Director, was one of 48 recipients...

NF Center Undergraduate Researcher Presents at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Symposium

Kelly Hartigan, an undergraduate student at Washington University, presented her summer research project at the Pediatric Student Research Program (PSRP)...

New Study Finds Deficits in Adaptive Functioning are Common in Children with NF1

Most children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) have difficulties with learning and/or behavior; however, these problems vary significantly between individuals....

NF Center Trainee Awarded Two Fellowship Grants

Nicole M. Brossier, MD, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Dr. David Gutmann at Washington University, was...