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For those fighting illness, Express Yourself program leads to art and friendships

I was really happy that I got asked to teach one of these class sessions. Without divulging too much personal information about the participants, I will just say that I left the Joslyn that day with the gravity of the stories that some of them shared on my mind. I hope that you will take the time to read this article to see what this partnership is all about. On the upside, it reaffirmed my position that art does make a difference.

Neurofibromatose zal bij veel mensen de wenkbrauwen doen fronzen.

Dutch media interviewed David Oosterloo and our working together on his portrait to raise awareness about NF in the Netherlands.

Addressing a Global Issue

When Rachel Mindrup posted a message on our Neurofibromatosis Philippines page regarding her advocacy, I was really amazed with what she did. It’s not every day that you get to receive a message written in Filipino by an American. She is the artist behind The Many Faces of NF, where she raises NF awareness through her art....

Painting a New Picture

Ryan Robertson of NET Radio did an interview of my Many Faces of NF project and also of the talk I gave for UNMC's Science Cafe

The Science and Art behind Neurofibromatosis

Join UNMC's Sean McGarry, M.D. and Rachel Mindrup (www.https://www.facebook.com/ManyFacesNF) as they both present "The Science and Art behind Neurofibromatosis."

Dr. McGarry will cover the background on this disease, what it is, how one can get it, treatments, history, and what we know now. Rachel will follow with a brief showing and discussion of her artwork of people with Neurofibromatosis.

Science Cafés involve a face-to-face conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone (21 and older), and take place in casual settings like pubs and coffeehouses.
Each meeting is organized around an interesting topic of conversation. A scientist gives a brief presentation followed by a question and answer period.
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