RACE to Fight NF

#JoinTheRace with NF North Central to stop NF by learning more about the following:

Did You Know?

The number of babies born with NF in the United States Every Day is 4

Highlighted NF-1 Scientific Articles

Clinical Manifestations and Management of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 
James H. Tonsgard,MD

Primary Care for Patients with Neurofibromatosis 1 
Leigh Hart, RN, CCRN, PhD

Health Supervision for Children with Neurofibromatosis  
Joseph H. Hersh and Committee on Genetics Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Do hormonal contraceptives stimulate growth of neurofibromas?
A survey on 59 NF1 patients. Marge Lammert, Victor-Felix Mautner, and Lan Kluwe

Superficial Neurofibroma: A Lesion with Unique MRI Characteristics in Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Ruth Lim, Diego Jaramillo, Tina Young Poussaint, Yuchiao Chang and Bruce Korf.

NF: Brain tumor study reveals why treatment efforts fail in genetic disorder
From Washington University School of Medicine

Neurofibromatous neuropathy in neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1).
Ferner RE, Hughes RA, Hall SM, Upadhyaya M, Johnson MR.

Social Skills of Children with NF1
Belinda Barton and Kathryn North

Neurofibromin Regulates Corticostriatal Inhibitory Networks during Working Memory Performance
Dept. of Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Learning Disabilities: A Focus on NF1
C. Shilyansky, Y.S. Lee and A.J. Silva

Phase I trial of pegylated interferon-α-2b in young patients with plexiform neurofibromas
R.I. Jakacki, E. Dombi, D.M. Potter, S. Goldman, J.C. Allen, I.F. Pollack, and B.C. Widemann

Practical Genetics: Neurofibromatosis 1
Rosalie E Ferner, Department of Neurology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK

Imatinib mesylate effectively treats children with neurofibromatosis type 1 tumors
Indiana University