Today is International Angelman day


There are approximately 150 children with Angelman syndrome living in the Netherlands. These children have been helped in the ENCORE expertise center since 2010. A lot of research is also done in the ENCORE expertise center, both fundamental and clinical. For example, we participate in the TANGELO trail of Roche.

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New guidelines published: 'management of tumors in NF1'


The new guideline for 'Policy for tumors in NF1' was recently published from ERN GENTURIS. The guideline group was chaired by ianne Oostenbrink, pediatrician at Erasmus MC, and coordinator of the EMC-NF1 expertise center. A number of colleagues from the EMC also contributed to the formation of the new guideline.

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ENCORE runs the Runexpected sponsor run


On Saturday 21 May, employees of our ENCORE expertise center put on their running shoes and took part in the Runexpected, a sponsored run to raise money for scientific research into Neurofibromatosis.

There were employees from several departments of the party, such as child and adolescent psychiatry/psychology, pediatrics and neurology adults.

It was a very nice and funny event where our team put its best foot forward and ran with great pleasure. Parents and patients were very happy with our involvement.

We are very proud that we were able to raise a nice amount together! In total, more than 100,000 euros has been raised!! How fantastic!