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Congratulations Dr. Cristina Fernandez-Valle – NF2 Researcher, Advocate

By October 5, 2009January 17th, 2024Awards & Grants

Children’s Tumor Research Advisory Board member Dr. Cristina Fernandez-Valle has secured over $2M in federal funding to advance her NF2 research at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Fernandez-Valle was among the handfulof NF researchers to secure an ARRA Challenge Grant from NIH and one of only two researchers to be funded for a brand new research project through the Recovery Act. In addition her research secured another major research grant from NIH this summer.  Dr. Fernandez-Valle commitment to ending neurofibromatosis extends to her role as Vice President of the Florida Chapter of the Childre