Dr. Peter de Blank: Neurofibromatosis – UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s

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Peter de Blank, MD, a leading pediatric neuro-oncologist and researcher at Angie’s Institute at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, is searching for a cure for neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1), an, inherited neurological disorder that affects 1 in 3,000 children. His work could have a profound impact on children diagnosed with NF1, such as two-year-old Layla, who has a noncancerous tumor behind her eye that will cause loss of vision if untreated. Learn more about Angie’s Institute at www.Rainbow.org/AngiesInstitute.

The video was created and produced by LabTV at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio – 2016.   Visit the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Channel at http://www.labtv.com/Home/Channels?instituteId=2354