Ds Connect: Down Syndrome Registry Aims to Connect Families and Individuals with Ds to Researchers

Categories: Blog, Ds Research

DS Connect is a secure centralized information clearinghouse funded and launched by NIH. It is a resource for communication among families, researchers, clinicians, and patient groups, and will be an essential tool in supporting new clinical studies and trials to benefit people with Ds. To learn more about the registry, download DS-Connect’s informational flyer or visit …

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Stanford University School of Medicine News Release: Drug improves cognitive function in mouse model of Down syndrome

Categories: News

RDS has been sharing progress from the laboratory of Dr. Ahmed Salehi, an RDS grantee. Now, a recently published news release describes how the existing FDA-approved asthma medication, formoterol, improved cognitive function in a mouse model of Down syndrome, through improved contextual learning. Strengthened nerve connections in the hippocampus are cited. The laboratory's research has indicated …

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