Synodos for NF1: Call for Applications

on Tuesday, 23 September 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

SynodosForNF1LightBulbImageThe Children's Tumor Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Synodos for NF1, a consortium to fund new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of NF1, and call for applications. 

CTF Ad Appears in Over 4,000 Stores Throughout America

on Tuesday, 16 September 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

CTF Shopping Cart Ad PRESS2Three cheers to News America Marketing! Thanks to News America's generosity, an advertisement raising awareness of NF and the Children's Tumor Foundation is appearing on shopping carts in over 4,000 stores across America starting this week, and for the next four weeks.

Note About Children's Tumor Foundation's NYC Office

on Monday, 15 September 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

Due to renovations taking place at the Children's Tumor Foundation headquarters, NYC staff are working remotely from October 8-15. We are still open for business. Phones have been forwarded, and you can reach your Foundation contact via phone or email, as always. If you have any questions or concerns during this time, please reach out directly to your Foundation staff contact, or send an email to

Children's Tumor Foundation Supports Innovative Research in NF1-Related Bone Issues

on Thursday, 14 August 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, Blog

Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D., and Jean de la Croix Ndong, Ph.D.The journal Nature Medicine recently published an article about an enzyme therapy that may prevent skeletal abnormalities associated with NF1. This research, conducted by Vanderbilt University's Dr. Florent Elefteriou, PhD, and Dr. Jean de la Croix Ndong, PhD, was supported by a Young Investigator Award from the Children's Tumor Foundation.

Children's Tumor Foundation's “Art Cars” On The Podium Two Races In A Row

on Monday, 14 July 2014. Posted in Foundation News & Events, R4R News Blog, Blog

Cars featuring work by artist and CTF NF Hero Jeff Hanson win at Watkins Glen and take second at Mosport

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BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada — From midway through the race to the beginning of the penultimate lap of this weekend’s TUDOR Championship race, it looked like the #73 Park Place Motorsports / Children’s Tumor Foundation Porsche was well-placed to bring home a win at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, the first of the year for drivers Patrick Lindsey and Kévin Estre. However, as it had for much of the race, traffic played a factor, holding Estre up at just the wrong moment and allowing the second-place Viper into the lead. Despite a valiant push, Kévin was unable to re-take the position, and ended the race in second place.



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