DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

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Award Number PI Product or Resource References Contact Information or Link
Methods

NF093047

Fernando Camargo

TEAD-based cell lines and screening technique

 

fernando.camargo@childrens.harvard.edu

NF093039

Jonathan Chernoff

Nf1 retargeting vector to repair NF1 allele in pluripotent stem cells

 

Jonathan.Chernoff@fccc.edu

NF093033

David Gutmann

PET technique to detect and evaluating promising agents for attention deficit in Nf1 mutant mice

Brown JA, et al. 2011. PET imaging for attention deficit preclinical drug testing in neurofibromatosis-1 mice. Exp Neurol 232(2):333-338

gutmannd@neuro.wustl.edu

NF080089

Steven Carroll

Orthotopic xenografting method for luciferase-tagged MPNST cells

Turk AN, et al. 2011. Orthotopic xenografting of human luciferase-tagged malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor cells for in vivo testing of candidate therapeutic agents. Journal of Visualized Experiments 49.

Byer SJ, et al. 2011. Tamoxifen inhibits malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor growth in an estrogen receptor-independent manner. Neuro Oncol 13(1):28-41.

scarroll@uab.edu

NF050184

Andrew Hoffman

Associated chromosome trap (ACT) assay

Ling J and Hoffman AR. 2011. Associated chromosome trap for identifying long-range DNA interactions. J Vis Exp 23(50).

arhoffman@stanford.edu

NF960027

Margaret Wallace

Method to culture and xenograft human neurofibromin-deficient Schwann cells

Muir D, et al. 2001. Tumorigenic properties of neurofibromin-deficient neurofibroma Schwann cells. American Journal of Pathology 158(2):501-513.

peggyw@ufl.edu