Recent Research Articles

NF-Related Articles, Abstracts, and Research Highlights

E-Medicine: Dermatologic Manifestations of Neurologic Disease
Theresa Conologue, DO, Staff Physician, Department of Dermatology, National Capital Consortium/Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Medical Journal Abstracts (Pub Med)

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Do hormonal contraceptives stimulate growth of neurofibroma A survey on 59 NF1 patients
Marge Lammert, Victor-Felix Mautner, and Lan Kluwe

Superficial Neurofibroma: A Lesion with Unique MRI Characteristics in Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Ruth Lim, Diego Jaramillo, Tina Young Poussaint, Yuchiao Chang and Bruce Korf

NF: Brain tumor study reveals why treatment efforts fail in genetic disorder
From Washington University School of Medicine

Neurofibromatous neuropathy in neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1).
Ferner RE, Hughes RA, Hall SM, Upadhyaya M, Johnson MR.

Self-Concept of Children with NF1
Belinda Barton and Kathryn North


Radiosurgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2: tumor control and hearing preservation
Phi JH, Kim DG, Chung HT, Lee J, Paek SH, Jung HW

Correlation between VEGF expression and MVD in sporadic and NF2-related schwannomas
Ditomaso E, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Potts A, Drottar M, Jain RK, Plotkin SR

The Neurofibromatosis 2 Protein, Merlin, Regulates Glial Cell Growth in an ErbB2- and Src-Dependent Manner
Houshmandi SS, Emnett RJ, Giovannini M, Gutmann DH

Treatment of progressive neurofibromatosis type 2-related vestibular schwannoma with erlotinib.
Plotkin SR, Halpin CF, McKenna MJ, Batchelor TT, Loeffler JS, Barker FG

Merlin Is a Potent Inhibitor of Glioma Growth.
Lau YKI, Murray LB, Houshmandi SS, Xu Y, Gutmann DH, Yu Q

CAPE (caffeic acid phenethyl ester)-based propolis extract (Bio 30) suppresses the growth of human neurofibromatosis (NF) tumor xenografts in mice.
Demestre M, Messerli SM, Celli N, ShahhossinimM, Kluwe L, Mautner V, Maruta H

Technology for an advanced cochlear nucleus auditory prosthesis.
McCreery DB

Stereotactic radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2: an analysis of tumor control, complications, and hearing preservation rates.
Mathieu D et al.