NIH Establishes Down Syndrome Patient Registry

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The NIH announced on October 20 that the contract has been awarded to establish a new Down Syndrome Patient Registry. The registry will allow people with Down syndrome or their family members to enter contact information and health history into a secure, on-line database. This will facilitate connections between individuals with Down syndrome and researchers. …

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Research Down Syndrome Announces 2012/2013 Grant Awards

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Research Down Syndrome (RDS) has announced funding for six grants to support Down syndrome cognitive research. The grant total represents a fifty percent increase over grants awarded by RDS in 2011. RDS is committed to supporting the identification of the causes of the intellectual impairments associated with Down syndrome and to facilitating the development of …

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Dr. Stephanie Sherman Speaks on Down Syndrome Research

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Dr. Stephanie Sherman from Emory University is an RDS grantee and Principal Investigator with the Down Syndrome Cognition Project. She is playing a key role in the establishment of sites for a clinical trials network. Also, she is involved with a phenotypic specific research registry, databases and bio-banks. On Thursday, Oct. 11, she will be …

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