June 2011 Articles


2011 International Expert Meeting Brief Summary

At the largest assembly of experts on large nevi and patients affected by them, in Tübingen, Germany, on May 6-8, over 100 people met to discuss current topics in scientific research and patient care.

Read Full Article »

Nevus Outreach Welcomes Science Journalist Pat McAdams

In our effort to provide the best content possible, you may have noticed a new name in our bylines. Patricia McAdams, or “Pat” as we are coming to know her, is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 years experience writing scientific and medical copy for a general audience.

Read Full Article »

Welcome Kent Blount

Did you know Kent Blount joined the staff of Nevus Outreach in December? It's been a big year, with notable events taking place on all fronts: support, education and research. Our needs in the office are not getting smaller, so when Carolyn Glass announced she had taken a new job, we reorganized our precious resources and created a full-time position for a new Office Manager.

Read Full Article »

2011 International Expert Meeting for Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevi and Neurocutaneous Melanocytosis Resounding Success

Nearly 100 health care professionals and patient advocates met at the University of Tübingen, in Germany, on Friday through Sunday, May 6-8, to discuss the research, management, and possible future therapies for individuals with a large congenital melanocytic nevus (LCMN) and neurocutaneous melanocytosis (NCM). A major focus as well was to provide psychological support for families.

Read Full Article »