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2018 DSAIA Affiliates Celebration Concert

Saturday, February 24, 2018 7:30-11:00 PM The Gothic Theatre 3263 S. Broadway, Englewood, CO For questions, contact events@globaldownsyndrome.org or 303-321-6277.
Posted on January 19, 2018
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Hallmark’s “Home & Family” interviews Ambassador DeOndra Dixon & Global’s Michelle Sie Whitten

Posted on January 16, 2018
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Global Down Syndrome Foundation Responds To Shocking Report – Shares Translated Prenatal Testing Information With Iceland

DENVER  |  The Global Down Syndrome Foundation announced today that it has translated important prenatal testing information into Icelandic and provided the resource to the Icelandic Down Syndrome Association. The translation is a first step to support the association’s efforts in
Posted on January 11, 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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Pizza, Pasta — And Purpose In Life

The Sunflower Inn Near Rome Provides Jobs While Serving Up Favorite Italian Dishes With A Side Of Happiness. In Italy, the sunflower represents happiness. So in 2000, when the parents of a teenager with Down syndrome opened a restaurant near
Posted on January 2, 2018
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New study redefines Down syndrome as immune system disorder

Discovery by researchers at the Crnic Institute opens the door to treatments and potential discoveries across major diseases Media Contacts: Kathy Green | kgreen@globaldownsyndrome.org | (720) 280-9725 Anca Call | acall@globaldownsyndrome.org | (720) 320-3832 DENVER – A groundbreaking new study
Posted on December 26, 2017
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Crnic Institute study published in American Scientist Magazine

People with Down syndrome are the largest human population with a genetic predisposition to develop early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. By the time they reach age 40,100 percent of people with Down syndrome develop the brain pathology of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary
Posted on December 26, 2017
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Thanks for the Overwhelming Support in Washington, DC

  Special Thanks to our Amazing Sponsors American Resort Development Association AT&T Comcast NBCUniversal Erin and Ed Mullen Genentech National Cable & Telecommunications Association Pfizer PhRMA PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP  
Posted on December 21, 2017