September 2014

San Francisco philanthropist leaves generous bequest
Janice Viner Selix passed away peacefully at the age of 94. With input from her family — Susan & Randy Karsh, Greg Karsh, Casey & Brett Perry — she leaves a generous bequest to Global’s medical care and research in celebration of her great-grandson Chase Turner Perry. More
Global outraged about discrimination
against people with Down syndrome involving Australia, Thailand and England as highlighted on CNN, Fox News, BBC, and Australia’s Nine Network. More
Global briefs Congress on critical research
in DC this month. The Crnic Institute research links Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease and benefits both populations. More
Sie Center takes on infantile seizures
in children with Down syndrome. Program Director Dee Daniels, RN, CPNP, maps out the center’s research goal for earlier treatments. More
Global hosts film featuring Down syndrome
with the Denver Film Society. The award- winning film, “Menschen,” stars an up- and-coming actor with Down syndrome, Connor Long. More
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