First-of-its-kind disease funding schemas provide a comprehensive view of neurofibromatosis research PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a partnership with the Children's Tumor Foundation(CTF), to further the understanding of neurofibromatosis (NF) research by creating schemas that visually demonstrate the main pathways involved in NF and how the organization allocates funds for research and development.
What does NFM stand for?
NFM stands for Neurofibromatosis (genetic disorder)
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- Natural Fertility Management (various locations)
- Natural Flood Management
- Natural Forest Management (conservation)
- Near Field Monitor
- Nebraska Furniture Mart
- Network Fault Management
- Network File Management
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The 31-year-old was diganosed with Neurofibromatosis - a condition affecting only one in 25,000 - when she was just 16.
Darlington Association on Disability, Linthorpe Childline support and the Neurofibromatosis Foundation each received pounds 7,500.
Nick Gilbert, the 14-year-old owner's son who was born with the tumor-producing nerve disorder Neurofibromatosis, represented the Cavaliers at the draft lottery ceremony where the team beat the odds.
5% of neurofibromatosis patients have oral manifestations.
DIAGNOSIS Neurofibromatosis type-1 with atlantoaxial dislocation [FIGURE 3 OMITTED] DISCUSSION Neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1) is the most common of all the phakomatoses, accounting for more than 90% of all cases, (1) and is the most frequently inherited single-gene disease in human beings.
The annual fundraising event asks celebrities to draw a doodle to raise money for two neurological charities, Epilepsy Action and The Neurofibromatosis Association.
Introduction Despite being named after von Recklinghausen, who documented the disorder in 1882, the classical signs of neurofibromatosis were first reported by Smith in Dublin in 1849.