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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Neurofibromatosis type 1


Other Names for this Disease
  • NF1
  • Type 1 neurofibromatosis
  • Recklinghausen's disease
  • Von Recklinghausen disease
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News & Events


NCATS Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 19th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Saturday, May 07, 2016
    Location: Washington, DC
    Description: Save the date and plan to head to Washington, DC on May 4-7, 2016, for the premiere gene and cell therapy conference in the world. Taking place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, the ASGCT 19th Annual Meeting will feature ground breaking clinical trial results, cutting edge technology advancements, social networking events, and much more. Join over 1,900 of the worlds top gene and cell therapy professionals for four full days of educational offerings including plenary lectures given by Dr. David R. Liu and 2015 Japan Prize recipients, Dr. Alain Fischer, and Dr. Theodore Friedmann.

  • Children's Tumor Foundation 2014 Neurofibromatosis (NF) Conference, Saturday, June 07, 2014 - Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Location: Washington , D.C.
    Description: In order to stimulate exchange between basic scientists and clinical investigators, a number of sessions will be organized to discuss preclinical models and findings side by side with clinical findings and current management in patients. The hope is that this exchange will promote the translation of preclinical findings into clinical trials. Moreover, invited speakers outside of the NF community will add to the scientific diversity and stimulate discussions and promote new collaborations.

  • International Meeting on Genetic Syndromes of the Ras/MAPK Pathway, Friday, July 29, 2011 - Sunday, July 31, 2011
    Location: The Westin O’Hare, Chicago, IL
    Description: The ultimate goals of this meeting are to develop better medical management and establish novel therapies. The overall goal is to provide a forum for researchers, clinicians, physician-scientists, trainees, and affected persons/families to share and discuss basic science and clinical issues in order to set forth a solid framework for future research, translational applications directed toward therapy, and best practices for individuals with Ras/MAPK pathway syndromes.

Other Conferences

  • Neurofibromatoses and RASopathies: Their Management, Diagnosis, Current and Future Therapeutic Avenues
    Monday, September 30, 2013 - Tuesday, October 01, 2013
    Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff, Wales
    Description: This international meeting will provide a most comprehensive and up to date account of recent developments in this field. Internationally recognized experts from the UK, Europe and the USA will speak on neurofibromatoses and rasopathies. This meeting will be suitable for medical geneticists, oncologists, dermatologists, neurologists, endocrinologists, psychiatrists, molecular and cellular biologists, genetic counsellors and general practitioners.
Other Names for this Disease
  • NF1
  • Type 1 neurofibromatosis
  • Recklinghausen's disease
  • Von Recklinghausen disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.