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.

Genetics News

Cannon named Francis S. Collins scholar
Ashley Cannon, Ph.D., in the UAB Department of Genetics has been named the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Francis S. Collins Scholars Program Award. 

She was accepted into the Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research, sponsored by the neurofibromatosis therapeutic acceleration program at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

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