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GLOBAL Webinars en Español Abril 2024

Actualizaciones importantes de las pautas de atención médica para niños con síndrome de Down Resumen En este importante webinar, la Dra. Karla Adney Flores habló sobre: ¿Qué recomendaciones de la guía de 2022 son diferentes a las anteriores? ¿Qué es lo último en atención pediátrica para el síndrome de Down? ¿En dónde pueden acceder a la […]


Posted on April 30, 2024

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 Biomedicine | moulderr@email.chop.edu | C: 484.258.8539 Hsiao-Ching Chou Sage Bionetworks | chou@sagebionetworks.org | C: 206.696.3663   DENVER, CO November […]


Posted on November 09, 2020

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 published in the award-winning Down Syndrome World™ magazine. Become a member to read all the articles […]


Posted on October 22, 2020

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 four years of coordination, compilation, and rigorous assessment and writing, the Global […]


Posted on October 20, 2020

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 that could benefit everyone. ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, an estimated 1,762,450 new cases […]


Posted on March 08, 2019

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 Down syndrome. FOR THE PAST 30 YEARS, George T. Capone, M.D., has specialized in providing […]


Posted on November 08, 2018

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 Presence of trisomy 21 in cells of people with Down syndrome. The answer has remained […]


Posted on November 08, 2018

$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 Alzheimer’s disease. Because individuals with Down syndrome carry an extra copy of the gene that […]


Posted on October 31, 2018