News Articles and Health Updates

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

Scientists Link Single Gene to Some Cases of Autism Spectrum Disorder

NF Center clinician-researcher, Stephanie Morris, MD, and her colleagues have linked mutations in a single gene to autism in people...

Washington University NF Center Receives New National Cancer Institute Grant

Dr. Gutmann and his team at the NF Center were recently awarded a new grant from the National Cancer Institute...

Washington University NF Center Researcher Awarded T32 Training Grant Position

Gutmann Laboratory researcher, Matthew Stroh, PhD, was selected as a recipient of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) fellowship award...

NF Center Investigators Seek Predictors of NF1-related Optic Gliomas

In a report recently published in the Journal of Child Neurology, Dr. Stephanie Morris and her colleagues demonstrated that macrocephaly...

Gutmann Laboratory Researcher Receives McDonnell Center Grant

Yuan Pan, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, has been awarded a grant...

NF Center Hosts Missouri House Delegation

Members from the State of Missouri House of Representatives came to visit the Washington University NF Center this week to...

New Mechanism for NF1 Brain Cell Growth Control Identified

Exciting new studies spearheaded by Dr. Laura Smithson, a senior postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Gutmann’s laboratory, have revealed unique mTOR...

The 2016 Children’s Tumor Foundation International NF Conference

The Children’s Tumor Foundation, the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to neurofibromatosis research and clinical care, recently hosted its premier annual...

UPDATE: Clinical Trials Recruiting Participants

Interested in participating in an NF-related clinical trial? Check out the recently updated NF Clinical Trials section of our website...

NF Center Receives Grant from St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer

The Washington University Neurofibromatosis Center was the recipient of a grant from the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer to...