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

Female Hormones Increase Risk of Vision Loss in NF1

Recent NF Center research has revealed that female sex hormones are the underlying reason why girls with NF1 who have...

Washington University NF Center Hosts Missouri Freshmen Legislators

Newly-elected Missouri State Representatives toured the NF Center to learn more about how the relationship between Washington University and the...

NF Center Director Awarded Prestigious Research Program Award

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and Director of the Washington University NF Center was...

NF Center Researcher Receives Career Development Award

Dr. Angela Hirbe, a medical oncologist and member of the NF Center, recently received a career development award from SARC,...

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...