Congressional Hearing for NIH Funding on Down Syndrome Research | Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Congressional Hearing for NIH Funding on Down Syndrome Research

The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, which provides federal funding for the National Institutes of Health, held the first ever hearing on current and future research funding priorities to accelerate scientific discovery that will benefit individuals with Down syndrome and lead to new therapies to treat Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and other major diseases.

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Frank Stephens at DC Hearing

Posted on January 19, 2018
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Global Down Syndrome Foundation Thanks Congressional Leaders for Scheduling Hearing on the Importance of Down Syndrome Research and its Potential for Discoveries Across Major Diseases

WASHINGTON – The Global Down Syndrome Foundation thanked Chairman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) for scheduling a hearing on Down syndrome research with the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services,
Posted on October 26, 2017