Curing NF Team Learns and Shares Perspectives at 2023 NF Conference
As we continue to work towards our mission of accelerating a cure for NF, our Curing NF team recently attended the 2023 Curing NF conference, the largest convening of experts in the field. There, our team shared and learned best practices, discussed medical research milestones and new initiatives.
Apple Developer Academy in Detroit Celebrates New Graduates
The Apple Developer Academy in Detroit celebrated the graduation of its second cohort, consisting of over 160 students. The 10-month program, a collaboration between Apple and Michigan State University, equips students with business and app development skills for careers in the app economy.
Motor City Contractor Fund Cohort Celebrates Commencement, Success
The Motor City Contractor Fund launched in 2022 as a $10M pilot program to support Detroit-based and BIPOC contractors with the resources and training they need to thrive. A year later, the 19 participants celebrated the completion of the program and discuss how their businesses have benefited as a result. Watch the video to learn more about MCCF and the positive impact of the program on participants as well as the city of Detroit.
Q&A With Kalyan Vinnakota
This edition of Q&A features Kalyan Vinnakota, Senior Scientific Program Manager who is helping us accelerate a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF1). He leads the Vision Restoration Initiative, comprised of a “dream team” of basic science and clinical researchers focused on developing viable therapies for NF patients suffering from optic nerve damage and loss of sight due to tumors known as NF1-OPGs.