Our vision is to end NF
The Children's Tumor Foundation's mission is to drive research, expand knowledge, and advance care for the NF community.
Research for a cure
Since its formation, the Children’s Tumor Foundation has been crucial to the development of solid scientific data about the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis (NF). Thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters, we are breaking through barriers and forging the pathway that will lead to a cure.
WORKSHOP RECAP: The Growing Promise of Gene Therapy Approaches to Rare Diseases On Aug 20-21, 2018 the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and F...More
Children’s Tumor Foundation Funded Research Demonstrates Important Genotype-Phenotype for a Three Base Pair Deletion in NF1
International collaborative research led by Ludwine Messiaen, PhD, shows that while a three-base pair, in-frame deletion...More
Honorees include philanthropist Carol Harrison Kalagher, NIH Director Francis S. Collins, and NF Ambassador McKinnon Galloway. Fes...More