Neurofibromatosis Symposium

Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care
3500 Civic Center Blvd., Rooms 1212, 1213 and 1214, Philadelphia, PA 19104  

Oct 29, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (ET)

This symposium will provide information about advances in neurofibromatosis (NF) research and care and offer practical advice on issues facing patients and families living with the disorder.

Topics covered:

  •     NF101: How to Navigate the NF World at CHOP
  •     Optic Pathway Gliomas
  •     Social Skills and Cognition in Young Children with NF1
  •     Addressing Bullying
  •     Insights from Young Adults with NF1

Keynote speaker:

Robert H. Listernick, MD
Co-Director, Neurofibromatosis Clinic
Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

To defray the cost of lunch, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person.

The symposium is co-sponsored by the Neurofibromatosis Family Association and the Children’s Tumor Foundation.

Registration cutoff date:

Oct. 20 at 5 p.m.


Andrea Rennie or Aliya Burroughs at 215-590-7012 or