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Neurofibromatosis Program

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Neurofibromatosis Research at UAB

We maintain an internationally recognized research program that includes a range of preclinical research initiatives as well as human clinical trials for all forms of neurofibromatosis. UAB also serves as the coordinating center for the NF Clinical Trials Consortium.

UAB Neurofibromatosis Clinic

Patients receive exceptional care from a multidisciplinary team of specialists who collaborate in the treatment and management of NF and its complications.

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Director's Blog

Dr. Bruce Korf, medical geneticist, neurologist and physician-scientist, is the director of the UAB NF Program. With more than 25 years of experience in patient care, research and education, Dr. Korf is internationally renowned for his work on NF.

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UAB Medical Genomics Laboratory

Viewed in the medical and scientific communities as the gold standard for NF genetic testing, the laboratory has identified mutations in more than 8,000 unrelated NF1 patients and has identified more than 3,000 NF1 mutations, representing the world’s largest repository of NF mutations.

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