The UAB NF Program is internationally recognized for its contributions to outstanding clinical care, research, and education related to all forms of neurofibromatosis (NF1, NF2, and schwannomatosis). We are the national coordinating center for the NF Clinical Trials Consortium, funded by the Department of Defense to perform clinical trials for all forms of neurofibromatsis.

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Save the Date: NF Family Symposium on August 27
UAB Department of Genetics and the Children’s Tumor Foundation are hosting NF Symposium Family Day 2016. The event will take place in the Bradley Lecture Center in the Children’s Harbor Building at Children’s of Alabama. Stay tuned for more information. Questions? Contact Ashley Cannon at We always look forward to this invaluable opportunity to provide information, support, and answers to Neurofibromatosis patients and families, especially those who may be facing a new diagnosis.

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Clinical Services:
 Our goal is to deliver outstanding care for patients and families through integrated clinical and laboratory services. For some conditions, we are considered a national and international referral source.

 We seek to expand knowledge and create new applications through laboratory and clinical research along the continuum from fundamental studies to preclinical investigations, to bench-to bedside translation, to clinical practice and community implementation.

 We provide genetics education and training to students, health professionals, researchers, and the public.