NF Hero in the News: Tulsa World profiles Jerry Willman

The start of the month of February means one thing… Cupid’s Undie Run events taking place across the country! As participants continue shedding articles of clothing and raising money to support NF research, Tulsa World spoke with Jerry Willman about finding out he had neurofibromatosis, what it’s like living with NF and why he keeps running the same mile again and again.

Orlando NF Walk Volunteer Presented with Sonny’s Random Acts of BBQ Award

Aug 23, 2016, Posted in CTF in the News, Community, Fundraiser, NF Walk

Sonny's BBQ joined us at the Orlando NF Walk this year to recognize an amazing volunteer, Farida Timal, with the Random Acts of BBQ award! This award recognizes people in the community who spark the spirit of BBQ and who give selflessly of their time and talent to others. 

CTF Researcher in the News

Jun 1, 2016, Posted in CTF in the News, Published, Science

UF Insider, the official online publication of the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently published an article about Margaret “Peggy” Wallace, Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of molecular genetics and microbiology, and recipient of a Children's Tumor Foundation contract award.


Salvo La Rosa, VP Research & Development, quoted about funding research in chemistry magazine

Mar 29, 2016, Posted in CTF in the News, Published, Science

Salvatore La Rosa, Vice President, Research & Development at the Children’s Tumor Foundation, spoke with Chemical & Engineering News about OnPAR, a new initiative co-funded by CTF which seeks to accelerate research proposal funding. High-scoring research proposals left unfunded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) will now have a second chance to idenfity funding sources in the private sector.

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