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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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What’s New? Your Science Recap from the 2018 Linda Crnic Institute Down Syndrome Symposium

On September 26, 2018, 200 scientists met to discuss their newest important research on trisomy 21 at the Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome’s 8th Annual Down Syndrome Symposium. Below, find a short, simple breakdown of the latest Down syndrome research.
Posted on October 11, 2018
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Global Thanks Congress, President & White House, and NIH for Acknowledging Down Syndrome Awareness Month

As the nation celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation recognizes and thanks our friends and partners in Congress, the President and the White House, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for making Down syndrome a
Posted on October 10, 2018
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JEREMY RENNER, VON MILLER, JOHN C. MCGINLEY, AMANDA BOOTH & MORE JOIN FORCES WITH IMPRESSIVE CELEBRITY LINEUP TO SUPPORT GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION

Celebrities vow to raise awareness and funds for life-changing medical care & research at Global’s 10th Anniversary Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show – Celebrating a decade of beauty and achievement Press Contacts: Trisha Davis | trisha@ballantinespr.com | O: (310) 454-3080 Anca
Posted on October 9, 2018
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A Country Star Bids Farewell

From Down Syndrome World Spring 2016 FACING TERMINAL CANCER, Joey Feek, one half of the Grammy nominated country music duo Joey+Rory, knew her time was limited. Her husband would be left to raise “Indy,” their daughter with Down syndrome, without
Posted on October 2, 2018
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2018 DC Briefing

Cancer & Down Syndrome Explained at Amgen/Global Congressional Briefing On September 14, 2018, Biotech powerhouse Amgen and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) hosted a first-in-kind Congressional Briefing attracting world-renowned cancer speakers from both the science and the medical fields.
Posted on September 29, 2018
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Megan Bomgaars & Kenneth Faried Conquering Challenges on the Road to Fame

From Down Syndrome World 2016 Winter Issue Global celebrates one of our favorite cover story features from 2016! Since then, the now Emmy-award winning Megan Bomgaars continues to rise in fame and Kenneth Faried still heating up the basketball court,
Posted on September 29, 2018
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Destiny: A foster child with Down syndrome Finds His Forever Mom

From Down Syndrome World 2018 Issue 2 of 4 When people first meet 15-year-old Brett Logan, they see a charismatic young man full of joy, laughter, and love. What they don’t see at first glance are the many struggles he
Posted on September 29, 2018