New Jersey First Lady Hosts Event Supporting Research Down Syndrome

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On Saturday evening, September 25, New Jersey First Lady, Mary Pat Christie, hosted a reception and dinner at Drumthwacket, the Governor’s mansion, in support of Research Down Syndrome(RDS) and the Foundation’s mission of increasing life opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome. Encouraging support of Down syndrome cognitive research, Mrs. Christie recognized the work of RDS …

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Kennedy Krieger awarded $8.5 million to study aging and dementia in adults with Down syndrome

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The NIH recently announced it has awarded the Kennedy Krieger Institute an $8.5 million grant to address crucial gaps in knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down syndrome. This will allow the Baltimore based institute to undertake a variety of projects to extend the understanding of the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease within …

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