In The News

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

Gutmann honored for 25 years at Washington University

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and Vice Chair for Research Affairs for Neurology, was recently...

International NF Team Discovers New Markers for Microglia

Monocytes/macrophages are immune system-like cells important for normal brain function. In the healthy brain, resident microglia are the major macrophage...

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...