NF Symposium

August 29, 2020

NF Symposium



The Annual NF Symposium is an informational meeting for patients, their families, educators, and caregivers affected by NF. The Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation® and Children’s Tumor Foundation are very excited to be able to provide a Virtual 2020 Annual Symposium to patients, their families, educators, and caregivers affected by NF. The Symposium is designed to address many of the endless concerns of NF.

9:00  - 11:00 am CST

Presentations by:

Lu Q. Le, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology

Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

"Surgical Management of Cutaneous Neurofibroma"

Zsila Sadighi, MD

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatrics

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

"Therapeutic Targets: Cell signaling for Benign Tumors

of NF1 and Genetic Overview

MEK Inhibition - Why do we need multiple MEKi?"

Alice Holland, PhD

Assistant Professor

UT Southwestern Medical Center

"Cognitive Functioning and Academic Performance

in Pediatric Neurofibromatosis"



2010 PHOTOS: NF Symposium, Houston, TX

2009 PHOTOS: NF Symposium, San Antonio, TX

2008 PHOTOS: NF Symposium, Irving, TX

2007 PHOTOS: NF Symposium & Kids Konference, Houston, TX

2007 VIDEO: Listen to some of our doctors at the 07 Symposium Dr. Slopis: NF Education & Learning Disabilities, Dr. Slopis: NF Research Update, Dr. Slopis: Q&A, Dr. Plon: Genetic NF testing update, Dr. Plon: Q&A, Dr. Lewis, Dr. Lewis Q&A, Dr. Oghalai: Q&A, Patient Stories.