Call for Applications for the class of 2017 Francis S. Collins Scholars

Jan 9, 2017, Posted in NF1, Outside Opportunities, Science

The Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program (NTAP) is now accepting applications for the Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research. The Collins Scholars program brings together a community of exceptionally well-trained clinician scientists who will be leaders in the field of NF1 research.

Stories of NF: Malorie D.

Mar 22, 2017, Posted in NF Hero, NF1

“My name is Malorie Lynn and I'm four years old. I'm a pre-KINDER student at a school in Texas. I love riding bikes coloring playing with my dolls and spending time with my mom, dad, sister, and brothers, and what makes me happy is my mom and dad because they take such good care of me.”

NF Endurance team races NYC Half Marathon and raises over $85K for NF research!

Mar 21, 2017, Posted in Community, Fundraiser, NF Endurance

On March 19, 2017, 43 athletes gathered in New York City for the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. The team raised over $85,000 for NF research!

Dan Gilbert dedicates NCAA bracket to CTF

Mar 17, 2017, Posted in Awareness, Fundraiser

March Madness is in the air! For the third consecutive year, CTF Board Member, Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has dedicated his NCAA bracket to the Children's Tumor Foundation!

Recruiting for a research study aimed at helping adults with NF2

Mar 16, 2017, Posted in NF2, Outside Opportunities, Science

The Family Center for Neurofibromatosis at Massachusetts General Hospital is conducting a research study aimed at helping adults with NF2 who are deaf or have severe hearing loss manage stress associated with NF2