Press Release: Down Syndrome Research Consortium Established

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The National Institutes of Health has joined with organizations interested in Down syndrome to form a consortium that will foster the exchange of information on biomedical and biobehavioral research on the chromosomal condition.  Read full press release. Per Dr. Yvonne Maddox, Deputy Director, NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development …

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A Day of Learning With America

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Karen and Rick Shea organized and hosted a Teaching Pro-Am Golf Tournament on September 20, 2011 at Roxiticus Golf Club in Mendham, New Jersey to benefit Research Down Syndrome.  “A Day of Learning” was a unique event with a clinic led by PGA Tour coach Mike Bender, who Golf Digest calls “One of America’s Top …

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Roche Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Molecule to Treat Down Syndrome Cognitive Difficulties Announced

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The announcement by Roche of a Phase 1 clinical trial to investigate the safety and tolerability of a molecule designed to address the cognitive and behavioral deficits associated with Down syndrome represents a landmark step in research addressing the memory, learning and communication challenges of those with Down syndrome.  Specific information regarding this trial may be …

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