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Zack Gottsagen, 2018 Quincy Jones Award Winner

“Peanut Butter Falcon” film star, Zack Gottsagen, to receive Global’s 2018 Quincy Jones Award
Posted on August 8, 2018
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NDSC 2018 – A Milestone Convention for Global

Engaging Roundtable Discussion During Global’s Roundtable, speakers talked about the importance, the issues and the milestones in research and medical care for people with Down syndrome. No seats left in the house! Speakers included: Global President & CEO Michelle Sie
Posted on July 27, 2018
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Crnic Institute Scientists Receive NIH and Lejeune Grants

We proudly support the important research of two of our Crnic Institute scientists, Katheleen Gardiner, Ph.D. and Michael Yeager, Ph.D. Dr. Gardiner received a R03 NIH grant to understand cognitive deficits in Down syndrome from Hsa21 orthologs on mouse chromosome
Posted on July 26, 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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GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $550K IN EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

Awardees Announced at the National Down Syndrome Congress Annual Convention Include Nine Organizations from the US and Abroad This year, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) awarded $75,000 to nine of its member organizations, bringing the total given through its
Posted on July 12, 2018
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Decoding Dysphagia: Understanding Swallowing Challenges

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 of 4 Research shows that more than 50 percent of children with down syndrome who are referred for a swallow study are identified with swallowing problems, also known as dysphagia. Since dysphagia can impact
Posted on June 22, 2018
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American Success Story

From Down Syndrome World 2017 Issue 2 of 4 Actor and model Jamie Brewer embraces the power of her celebrity to shatter stereotypes and be a voice for others — and counts superstar Miley Cyrus as an admirer. In just
Posted on May 2, 2018
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Global invited back to testify before Congress – funding benefiting people with Down syndrome in the balance

“I want to thank you again for your testimony and for your advocacy, which has been extraordinary and has really made an enormous difference in the lives of literally thousands and thousands of individuals and families.”   “There really aren’t
Posted on April 26, 2018