Helpline 07939 046 030

New Research Study for Children and Young People with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

28 January 2020

New Research Study for Children and Young People with Neurofibromatosis type 1

NNIBS Study

NF1 Non Invasive Brain Stimulation

Many young people with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) experience daily problems with learning, paying attention in the classroom and concentrating. However, at the moment there aren't many treatments for these difficulties 

The University of Manchester, are starting a new study to try understand how a particular treatment called ‘transcranial direct current stimulation’ (tCDS) works to help children learn better. The study will involve two research visits and brain scans

This study is for young people who are between 11-17 years old with a diagnosis of NF1. If you would like to find out more about this study, then please fill in the typeform on the link below and your details will be passed onto Dr Shruti Garg or please contact Dr Garg directly by calling 016130 60085 or email nfresearch@manchester.ac.uk. A parent's information sheet providing greater detail about the study can be found below.

DISCLAIMER: It should be noted that this research is being carried out entirely separately to Nerve Tumours UK and therefore we cannot be held responsible for any outcomes associated with this study. 

NNIBS Advert v1.0                                                                     IRAS ID: 254686                                                                                1/10/2018

Filter News

Filter by Date
Category
Reset

Douglas Thomson’s NF1 Story

Douglas describes life with NF1 and how losing his leg was one of the best things to happen to him

Read More

Tricia’s Wingwalk and Birthday Fundraiser for Sarah and Keith

Tricia's fundraising wingwalk in memory of her daughter Sarah who had NF1, and to remember her father Keith

Read More

Student Voice Prize 2021

The 2021 Student Voice Prize opens on 6th October! #DareToThinkRare for the 8th annual essay competition!

Read More

Centre for Appearance Research - Parent Support Materials Study

The Centre for Appearance Research is doing a study on parent support materials - can you help?

Read More

Centre for Appearance Research - YP Face IT

YP Face IT offers online support for young people with conditions or injuries affecting their appearance

Read More

Counselling support from Changing Faces

Changing Faces - Counselling support: confidential one to one support sessions for people with a visible difference

Read More

Tim’s Story: Living With Neurofibromatosis – it’s a family thing

Tim tells us how Nerve Tumours UK proved to be an invaluable resource and support to him and his family as he was growing up

Read More

Dalvinder’s 100km Ultra Challenge for NF

Dalvinder on the 100km Ultra Challenge Thames Path walk to raise money for NF

Read More

Esme’s Summer of Slides

Esme's Summer of Sliding for NTUK!

Read More