Global’s Webinar Series – Fall 2016

Autoimmune Disorders and Down Syndrome
What you need to know


SpritzespinosaTitle: Autoimmune Disorders and Down Syndrome
Date: Tuesday, August 23rd
Time: 12pm – 1pm MST

Global Members – Free
Non-Members – $10


What is the connection between Down syndrome and autoimmune diseases? Will everyone with Down syndrome develop an autoimmune disease? Can studying people with Down syndrome lead to progressive understanding of diseases affecting the typical population?

Two Internationally-renowned scientists – Richard Spritz, MD, Program Director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine Human Medical Genetics & Genomics Program and 2013 Linda Crnic Institute Grand Challenge Grant Recipient and Joaquín Espinosa, PhDAssociate Director for Science at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado School of MedicineAssociate Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at University of Colorado BoulderCo-Leader of the Molecular Oncology Program at University of Colorado Cancer Center, and Director of the Functional Genomics Facility at CU Boulder, will cover these questions and more.

This important webinar will be held online, and participants will have the opportunity to view the presentation and listen live as Dr. Spritz and Dr. Espinosa provide key information and answer questions. Please RSVP today. Once you have completed your registration you will receive an email confirmation with the meeting link and audio access information.


This webinar is one of many benefits associated with Global Down Syndrome Foundation Membership. Learn more about Global’s award-winning magazine, Down Syndrome World™, and how to become a Global Member today.

If you have a family member or dear friend with Down syndrome, if you are interested in research affecting people with autoimmune diseases, this webinar is for you.

Register for this important webinar now.