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

Elizabeth Wright-Jin Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Elizabeth Wright-Jin, MD, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center Director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a...

Amanda Costa Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Amanda Costa has recently joined the research laboratory of the NF Center Director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a...

Collaborative Research Team Develops Pig Model of NF1 Optic Glioma

Children and adults with NF1 can develop a wide variety of clinical features, including brain and nerve tumors. While small...

Jit Chatterjee Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Jit Chatterjee, PhD recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center Director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, as a postdoctoral...

Siteman Cancer Center Honors 2018 Rock Docs

Each year Siteman Cancer Center sponsors CUREiosity, an event to celebrate the “Rock Docs” making a difference at the Alvin...

New Biomarker for Cancer Development Discovered

In a recent study, Dr. Angela Hirbe and her team analyzed βIII-spectrin expression in a series samples from patients cared...

Corina Anastasaki Awarded National Cancer Institute Grant

Corina Anastasaki, PhD, a senior Staff Scientist in the laboratory of David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, was recently awarded one...

NF Center Researchers Investigate Decreased Height in Children with NF1

Children with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are commonly shorter than typically developing children in the general population. While this short...

Washington University Experts to Present at the 2018 NF Center Research Symposium

Register for the 2018 Symposium The Washington University NF Center will be hosting its fourth biennial NF Center Symposium on...

Brain Tumors Occur Often in Kids with Common Genetic Syndrome

This article, written by Tamara Bhandari, originally appeared in the Washington University School of Medicine News Hub on August 8,...