On August 27, 2016, the 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 ashleycannon@uabmc.edu. 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.
Individual NF STF

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

The Alabama Children’s Tumor Foundation is hosting the 2nd annual Alabama NF Walk event at Hoover's Veteran's Park.This year's Alabama NF Walk Team is Superheroes for a Cure. So, come in your capes, your costumes, dress as your favorite super hero, anything goes (almost). Friendly super dogs are also welcome on a leash for a small $5 donation. For more event details go to: http://ctf.kintera.org/faf/home/.

Event Schedule:

IMG 084612:00pm    Registration begins
1:00pm      Activities begin                                                 
2:00pm      NF Heroes and Champions Ceremony
2:30pm      Walk begins
3:30pm      Activities conclude


Veterans Park
4800 Valleydale Road
Hoover, AL 35216

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

UAB and the Children’s Tumor Foundation are hosting this free event. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Childcare will also be available; the Homewood Library will be sponsoring fun and educational activity stations. Please let us know if you have accessibility requirements (e.g. captioning translation service). Contact Ashley Cannon to RSVP and for additional information or questions (email: ashleycannon@uabmc.edu, phone: 205-996-2916).

Event Schedule:

08:00-08:30am    Register/Breakfast
08:30-10:00am    Welcome/NF 101/Updates – Dr. Bruce Korf                                                     
10:00-10:30am    Break
10:30-11:00am    Clinical Trials Update – Dr. Alyssa Reddy
11:00-11:30am    Research Studies – Ashley Turner
11:30-12:00pm    Counseling Issues/Registry – Ashley Cannon
12:00-12:30pm    Pain Management – Dr. James Weisberg
12:30-01:30pm    Lunch / Patient and Family Roundtable
01:30-02:00pm    Advocacy, Fundraising, Upcoming Events – Renie Moss


Finley Conference Center
Kaul Human Genetics Building
720 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233

NF Walk participantsRegistration is now open for Birmingham's first NF Walk benefitting the Children's Tumor Foundation.

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Railroad Park
Check-in begins at 9am

To register, donate or for more information, please visit http://ctf.kintera.org/nfwalkbirmingham2014.