Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome grant announced!

Gretchen Jesephson
Gretchen Josephson

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity from the National Institute of Aging.

The 2 grants totaling $5 million dollars will be awarded in late 2015. The goal of this funding opportunity is to enable the longitudinal progression of Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down Syndrome using clinical, cognitive, imaging, genetic and biochemical biomarkers.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation is extremely grateful to the National Institutes of Health!

Thanks to all those who have supported Global’s research advocacy in Washington, DC! Together we ARE making a difference!

Alzheimer’s & Down syndrome research by Huntington Potter, PhD

Learn more about the research at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome

Read more about the Grant Opportunity here: Grant Request for Proposal(RFP)


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