Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome
About the Institute
Established in 2008, the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome is the first academic home for Down syndrome research in the United States. The mission of the Crnic Institute is to significantly improve the lives of people with Down syndrome by eradicating the medical and cognitive ill effects associated with the condition.
The Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome is named after Dr. Linda Crnic, a University of Colorado professor of pediatrics and psychiatry, in honor of her unwavering dedication to helping people with Down syndrome through scientific research.
The Institute’s Mission, Vision and Values
The Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome works to significantly improve the lives of all people with Down syndrome. The Institute provides the world’s first fully integrated institute for Down syndrome with the highest quality basic, translational and clinical research, clinical trials, therapeutic development, medical care, education and advocacy in the pursuit of the mission
The people at the Linda Crnic Institute have the courage to embark down new paths, have new ideas and to measure outcomes. They work to inspire others to join a movement for people with Down syndrome.
Scientific Advisory Board
The scientists and medical professionals at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome dedicate their lives to making a difference for people with Down syndrome.