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UC Davis NF/RAS Pathway Symposium

  • UC Davis MIND Institute 2825 50th Street Sacramento, CA, 95817 United States (map)

2018 UC Davis NF/Ras Pathway Clinic Symposium
Presented by the Division of Genomic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:30am - 4:30pm
UC Davis MIND Institute

Join us for a free educational event.  We have a wonderful panel of experts in NF/ RASopathy care for adults and children. Invite your family, friends, doctors, teachers, etc.

Meet other local families.  Hear talks about genetics, dermatology, neuroscience-oncology, neuropathy, pain management, communication skills, constipation and more!!  Ask questions at the "Ask the Doctor" panel


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UC Davis MIND Institute (Auditorium)
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

Event Date:  Saturday April 21, 2018
Time:  11:30am to 4:30pm
Lunch will be provided

to help us prepare for lunch Please RSVP by April 14th, 2018 (late registrations will be accepted - please register online -lunch may not be included for late registrations)

Parking information:  There is a fee for parking in the MIND parking.  They do ticket so be sure to place your parking paid slip in your window.  There is plenty of "free" parking on the street.

Have additional questions contact NFC by:   707-469-0467
Day of event:  Maria Powell cell:  661-623-1875   email:
Day of event:  Debbie Bell cell:  707-761-4627  email:

Keynote Speaker:
David H. Viskochil, M.D., PhD

Topic:  Changing care in Neurofibromatosis with Advent of MEK Inhibitors
Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Clinical Genetics Services and Co-Director of the NF Clinic
Division of Medical Genetics,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City


Dr. Kate Rauen:  Introduction to the RASopathies
Dr. David Viskochil:  Changing care in Neurofibromatosis with Advent of MEK Inhibitors
Dr. Reuben Antony:  Brain tumors
Dr. Suma Shankar:  Eye issues
Dr. Maija Kiuru:  Skin concerns
       Networking, coffee and snack break
Dr. Daphne Say:  GI and constipation
Dr. Bill Garcia:  Neuropathy, Pain and Physical Therapy
Dr. Heather Thompson:  Speech and language

“Ask the Doctor” Panel

Sponsored by:
NF California
Sacramento State College of Health & Human Services
The Walker Foundation
UC Davis MIND Institute