The Neurofibromatosis (NF) Conference This meeting organized by the Children's Tumor Foundation is recognized as the premier annual gathering of international NF researchers and physicians. Major contributors to this growth are the significant advances made in NF research in recent years and, particularly, recent advances into clinical trials and drug therapy development, which have been fostered by the collaborations established at this very event. Children's Tumor Foundation: 2014 NF Conference Yuan Zhu, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Public Health Relevance

The Children's Tumor Foundation NF Conference has a remarkable presence in the neurofibromatosis community. It plays a lynchpin role in accelerating neurofibromatosis research and collaboration. The Conference provides a forum for research information exchange and discussion for neurofibromatosis researchers and clinicians from around the world. Children's Tumor Foundation: 2014 NF Conference Yuan Zu, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Conference (R13)
Project #
2R13NS084619-02
Application #
8786019
Study Section
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Initial Review Group (NSD)
Program Officer
Morris, Jill A
Project Start
2013-06-08
Project End
2015-06-06
Budget Start
2014-06-07
Budget End
2015-06-06
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$30,000
Indirect Cost
Name
Children's Tumor Foundation
Department
Type
DUNS #
166488395
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10005
Plotkin, Scott R; Albers, Anne C; Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dusica et al. (2014) Update from the 2013 International Neurofibromatosis Conference. Am J Med Genet A 164A:2969-78