August 2015

First Lady Celebrates Global Self-Advocates in DC
College-bound Devon Adelman and Megan Bomgaars represent Global at First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Beating the Odds” summit at the White House. The event is part of the First Lady’s Reach Higher Campaign, which celebrates students who have overcome the “odds” to attend college. More
Global to Honor Actress and Model Jamie Brewer
The “American Horror Story” star will receive the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award at the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. More
Alzheimer’s-DS Seminal Conference in Arizona
A packed house of attendees learns the latest at Global’s Research and Medical Care Roundtable at the National Down Syndrome Congress. More
First Crnic Institute Grad Fellowship Awarded
Global donors ensure a pipeline of scientists researching DS — from undergrads and grad students to postdocs and senior investigators. More
Global Supports 21st Century Cures Act
The House overwhelmingly passes the bipartisan legislation, which would increase NIH funding and potentially create a new era for DS research. More
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