Since 1990 Neurofibromatosis Northeast has provided research grants to scientists at leading institutions around the country. All proposals are reviewed by the Medical and Science Committee. Information on the application process is here.
The leadership of NFNE meets regularly with scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and we nominate consumer representatives to participate on the peer review panels for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) for NF. Past consumer reviewers include Lori Ryan, Andres Lessing, Gerry Patterson, Linda Yew, Michelle Hirsch Donovan, Linda Manth, Marissa Shaw and Lindsay Rosenfeld.