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NIH Award Funds Data Coordinating Center for Down Syndrome Research

The new initiative will fuel collaboration and discovery about the biology of Down syndrome and its co-occurring medical conditions Press Contacts: Amanda Hilll Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome | amanda.a.hill@cuanschutz.edu | C: 303.724.9907 Bobby Moulder Center for Data Driven Discovery in
Posted on November 9, 2020
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ON THE SCIENCE FRONTLINES: DOWN SYNDROME RESEARCH AT THE CRNIC INSTITUTE IS HELPING FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

From Down Syndrome WorldTM 2020 Issue 2 of 4 AMID A WORLD-WIDE PANDEMIC, THESE SCIENTISTS HAVE FOUND THEMSELVES IN A UNIQUE POSITION TO HELP, THANKS TO YEARS OF STUDYING THE EXCEPTIONAL BIOLOGY OF PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME. This article was
Posted on October 22, 2020
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Global Down Syndrome Foundation Announces The 1st Evidence-Based Medical Care Guidelines For Adults With Down Syndrome

The Global Guideline is Published in the Print & Online Versions of JAMA, Ensuring Clinicians Across the U.S. Have Access Press Contacts: Anca Call | acall@globaldownsyndrome.org | C: (720) 320-3832 Rejena Carmichael | rcarmichael@globaldownsyndrome.org | C: (240) 603-5494     October 20, 2020 Denver,
Posted on October 20, 2020
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Pioneering Care for People with Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 As one of the lead authors of the Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome, George T. Capone, M.D., is continuing his life’s work of improving evidence-based medical care for people with
Posted on November 8, 2018
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A Center For Life-Changing Care

From Down Syndrome World Winter 2017 Since its inception in 2010, The Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado has championed healthy starts and bright futures by caring for the unique medical needs of
Posted on October 12, 2018
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Two Global Down Syndrome Foundation Experts Receive Prestigious National Awards for Scientific Breakthrough and Contributions in the Medical Field

Dallas, TX – Dr. Joaquín Espinosa, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome on the Anschutz Medical Campus (Crnic Institute), was awarded the National Down Syndrome Congress 2018 Pueschel-Tjossem Award for his scientific breakthrough recasting Down
Posted on July 23, 2018
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Colorado Public Radio interviews Global President & CEO on pivotal research that could improve lives

Michelle Sie Whitten, who heads the Denver-based Global Down Syndrome Foundation, has big hopes for new research at the University of Colorado, where scientists say they have upended the conventional wisdom that Down syndrome is a brain disorder. Instead, they classify it
Posted on January 3, 2018
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Improving Quality of Life for Adults with Down Syndrome

A Lifetime Of Good Health Begins With Evidence-Based Guidelines In the U.S., the life expectancy of an individual with Down syndrome has more than doubled in the last three decades, from 25 years in 1983 to 60 years today. The
Posted on October 25, 2017