In The News

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

Gutmann Lab Welcomes New Bioinformatics Specialist

Olivia Cobb, having recently graduated with her Master’s Degree in Biostatistics from Washington University in Saint Louis, is joining the...

NF Center Trainee Receives Two Research Awards

Each year, the American Neurological Association (ANA) selects the top-ranked abstracts submitted by fellows, residents, and early-career faculty to receive...

NF1 Researchers Identify a Potential Therapeutic Target for MPNSTs

In a recent study by Qin et al., Dr. Angela Hirbe and her team identified TYK2 as a protein that...

Alice Bewley Joins the Gutmann Laboratory

Alice Bewley recently joined the research laboratory of NF Center Director, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, FAAN as a graduate...

Gutmann Wins Prestigious Neuro-Oncology Prize

Honored for work on pediatric brain tumors David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and vice...

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...