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CFC Opens Special Solicitation for COVID-19

In light of the ongoing pandemic, members of several federal departments and agencies sought ways to do more to help during COVID-19. The Combined Federal Campaign has opened a special solicitation to aid CFC-approved charities as they face unprecedented challenges.

Research

New Targets for Childhood Brain Tumors Identified

Findings at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates neurons and immune cells work together to promote tumor growth in neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). These findings point to new potential treatments for low-grade brain tumors in people with NF1.

Event Highlight

Camp New Friends Goes Virtual

Camp New Friends offers children and teens with neurofibromatosis (ages 7-17) seven days and six nights of summer fun and social connections. While this session is moving online, Camp New Friends will be nothing like the virtual classrooms you are used to attending!

People Spotlight

Gutmann Receives Advocate of Hope Award

The Advocate of Hope Award is presented to an individual or company, whose contributions have made a significant difference in the lives of those living with neurofibromatosis. Dr. David H. Gutmann of the Washington University NF Center was honored for his dedication to finding causes and treatments for neurofibromatosis.


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