Research Down Syndrome Partners with the United States Air Force Marathon

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Research Down Syndrome (RDS) will be partnering with the United States Air Force and its USAF Race Weekend being held in Dayton, Ohio on September 13-15. The foundation’s RDS Runners Program has runners entered in the marathon, half-marathon and 10K runs. This event is one of many charity partnerships RDS has established with races across …

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

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In 2007, the Down Syndrome Research Plan was released. As the plan stated, its purpose was to build upon ongoing NIH-supported research relating to Down syndrome to reflect the changing lives of individuals and families affected, and to take advantage of emerging scientific opportunities. By organizing the research objectives into groupings according to subject areas …

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A Partnership to Study Biomarkers of Dementia in Down syndrome

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A public–private partnership to establish biomarkers of dementia in Down’s syndrome could aid the development of preventive therapies for the dementia associated with both Down’s syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease, based on the apparent common pathogenic role of amyloid precursor protein in the two conditions. Learn more in the journal, Nature. To obtain a copy of …

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National Pediatric Research Network Act Passes in Subcommittee

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One of the great advocates in Washington for advancing research for Down syndrome and pediatric disorders, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), announces Subcommittee passage of bill, HR 6163, the National Pediatric Research Network Act (NPRNA).