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NIH Award Funds Data Coordinating Center
for Down Syndrome Research

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, CO – After
Posted on October 20, 2020
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Down Syndrome Research Could Provide Important Insights Into Cancer Treatments

From Down Syndrome World Issue 4 2018 People with Down syndrome are highly protected from most solid tumor cancers, and yet they are highly predisposed to certain blood cancers. Studying people with Down syndrome may lead to new cancer treatments
Posted on March 8, 2019
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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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The Importance of Immune System Dysregulation in People with Down Syndrome

From Down Syndrome World Issue 3 2018 How does an extra copy of chromosome 21 drive the developmental and clinical features of Down syndrome? This question has been the subject of many investigations since 1958, when Jérôme Lejeune reported the
Posted on November 8, 2018
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$2.9 Million For Down Syndrome & Alzheimer’s Research

Crnic Institute’s supergroup scientists received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their important research on beta-amyloid, the protein encoded on chromosome 21 that causes
Posted on October 31, 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