Global Hosts First Research & Medical Care Roundtable on July 18

Grammy Award-winner Colbie Caillat to perform at private concert

Colbie Caillat to perform for attendees to Global's Roundtable

WHO: Global Down Syndrome Foundation has organized nationally and internationally renowned Down syndrome experts to present at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation Research & Medical Care Roundtable, including:

  • Dr. Thomas Blumenthal, Executive Director, Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome
  • Dr. Huntington Potter, Director of Alzheimer’s Research, Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome
  • Dr. Katheleen Gardiner, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome, University of Colorado Denver
  • Dr. Roger Reeves, Professor, Department of Physiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dr. William Mobley, Executive Director, Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment, UC San Diego
  • Dr. Fran Hickey, Medical Director, Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome, Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Dr. John Crispino, Associate Director of Education, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Dr. Yvonne Maddox, Deputy Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Dr. George Capone, Director, Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center, Kennedy Krieger Institute;
  • Dr. Peter D. Bulova, Director, University of Pittsburgh Adult Down Syndrome Center
  • Dr. Peggy Kelley, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Dr. Dennis McGuire, Director of Psychosocial Services, Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital
  • Dr. Dean Hartley, Director of Science Initiatives, Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer’s Association
  • Dr. Ira Lott, Pediatric Neurologist, UC Irvine and CHOC Children’s
  • Dr. Jorge Busciglio, Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, UC-Irvine

After the Global Roundtable, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat will perform at a free, private concert for attendees to the Global Roundtable. Caillat and her homespun music continue to resonate with listeners and win new fans. Since the release of her nearly double platinum debut album “CoCo,” Caillat has been a music sensation with such hits as “Bubbly,” “Realize,” “Lucky” and “Brighter Than the Sun.” USA Today has called the California girl a vital part of “a new wave of troubadours luring fans of all ages into a peaceful, easy feeling.”

WHAT: The Global Down Syndrome Foundation Research & Medical Care Roundtable is co-organized with the National Down Syndrome Congress and supported by the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group. This roundtable will feature top scientists and medical professionals working to better the lives of people with Down syndrome. Topics will include sleep apnea, immune deficiency, heart, leukemia, cognition, and Alzheimer’s disease.

WHEN/WHERE: The Global Roundtable will take place at Children’s Hospital Colorado, 13123 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013.

The private Colbie Caillat concert offered to attendees of the Global Roundtable will start promptly at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 1621 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO 80202.

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