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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)
  • Brain tumor
  • Neurodevelopment

Education & Training

  • B.S., Biochemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, (1987-1991)
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, (1994-2000)

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University


Dr. Zhu holds the Gilbert Family Professorship in Neurofibromatosis Research.

Research & Publications