LuMind RDS Foundation Awards More Than $1.6 Million in New Grants for Cognition Research for Individuals with Down Syndrome

Categories: Ds Research, News
Person with Down syndrome celebrates
LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) — formerly the Down Syndrome and Treatment Foundation and Research Down Syndrome — advances Down syndrome (Ds) cognition and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research with $1,615,000 in funding awards for seven new research grants in 2017. Since 2004, LuMind RDS has raised more than $15 million and funded research …

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Race for the eXtraordinary: Negative Splits for the Win

Categories: Blog, Other, Runners Program

Why should you aim to run a negative split in your next race (marathon, half marathon, 10-miler, even 10Ks and 5Ks)? For one, you’ll win a new pair of running shoes, courtesy of New Balance (if your race is a marathon). In addition, you’ll save yourself from the pain and agony of a tough breakdown late …

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Race for the eXtraordinary: Fueling for 26.2

Categories: Blog, Other, Runners Program

Now that racing season is upon us, I want to take a moment to remind all of our runners about the importance of developing a race nutrition plan, especially those of you running a marathon. Running a marathon is no easy feat, but you can help yourself be as prepared as possible TO TACKLE those 26.2 …

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Meet Your 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathoners

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, Runners Program

The 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 9. This year, we are excited to have the following fantastic four runners racing in honor of LuMind RDS Runners and cognition research! They all have very unique, but equally inspirational, stories. Here they are! David Crabbe is a newcomer to the LuMind …

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