David H. Gutmann, MD., Ph.D.

Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor, Department of Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis 
Director, Neurofibromatosis Center, Washington University in St. Louis 

David H. Gutmann, M.D., Ph.D., is the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor in the Department of Neurology, and the Director of the Neurofibromatosis Center at Washington University in St. Louis. He earned a doctoral degree in microbiology and immunology as well as a medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Gutmann and his team have developed numerous mouse models of neurofibromatosis to define the cellular origins of tumors, the contribution of the tumor microenvironment, and the major growth control pathways that dictate brain development. He has been recognized for his achievements with numerous awards, including the 2012 Children’s Tumor Foundation Frederich von Recklinghausen Award, the 2013 Washington University Distinguished Faculty Research Award, and the 2014 Riley Church Lectureship.