Dr. Tandon co-PI on TNF award

Dr. Laura Klesse (PI) and Dr. Animesh Tandon (co-PI) were awarded the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation Research Award, for their project, "Cardiovascular abnormalities in pediatric patients with neurofibromatosis type 1."

The goals of this study are to examine changes in both aortic stiffness and aortic wall structure in asymptomatic pediatric patients with NF1, compared to healthy controls, and to analyze potential biomarkers of cardiovascular disease in pediatric patients with NF1.