2017 Philadelphia NF Symposium

Forums/Symposia

Apr 30, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm

Colket Translational Research Building, Room 1200
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
19104

JOIN US FOR A NEUROFIBROMATOSIS SYMPOSIUM
Hosted by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Neurofibromatosis Family Association and Children's Tumor Foundation

SUNDAY APRIL 20, 2017

10 A.M. TO 3 P.M.
COLDKET TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH BUILDING ROOM 1200
3501 CIVIC CENTER BLVD.
PHILADELPHIA, PA

This symposium will provide information about advances in NF research and offer practical advice on issues facing patients and families living with the disorder. 

TOPICS COVERED: 

  • Talking about NF to your child
  • Anatomy of a clinical trial
  • MPNSTs
  • ADHD/OCD in NF
  • Fine motor/gross motor delays
  • Body image in NF
  • Transitioning to adulthood

FEATURED GUESTS
Jaishri Blakely, MD
Director, John Hopkins Comprehensive NF Center, and Director, NF Therapeutic Acceleration Program

Brigitte Widemann, MD
Chief, Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute

RSVP AT NF2017.EVENTBRITE.COM
To defray the cost of lunch, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person.

This symposium is co-sponsored by the Neurofibromatosis Family Association and the Children's Tumor Foundation.

For more information:
VISIT EVENT WEBSITE
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Contact:
info@ctf.org