Historic ~65% increase for NIH Down syndrome research

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Marlborough MA, May 27, 2017 — On Thursday this week, Congress’ House Labor and Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Tom Cole’s (R-OK) announced a historic and major increase to Down syndrome research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from $35 million in FY2017 to ~$58 million in FY2018. We are deeply …

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FUNDING FUTURES CHICAGO EXPANDS TO NEW YORK CITY THIS FALL

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City Winery in New York is the 2018 venue for this signature fundraiser benefiting Down syndrome research.   Marlborough, MA -(April 12, 2018)- This past January, the sixth annual Funding Futures Chicago (FFC) event raised over $145,000 for LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) to fund Down syndrome research. Funding Futures began in 2012 when a group …

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Increased Commitment to Down Syndrome Research Included in 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill

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New trans-NIH Down Syndrome Initiative aims for scientific discoveries to improve the health and neurodevelopment of individuals with Down syndrome LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) joins other Down syndrome organizations in applauding Congress on including a major milestone for Down syndrome research as part of the final Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations legislation, …

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LuMind RDS launches a research and medical care online community for families and caregivers

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At the 2018 Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action Conference, LuMind RDS is launching the Down Syndrome Research Community, a research and medical care online community for families and caregivers For immediate release – Denver, CO:  LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) is pleased to announce the launch of Down Syndrome Research Community (DSRC), an online …

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Welcome to the Team, Margie Doyle.

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I am thrilled to join the LuMind RDS staff. As Director of Development and Research Sponsorship, I will lead the expansion of LuMind RDS’ special events and corporate sponsorship initiatives. I believe growing support for Down syndrome research is the key to improved health and independence for all individuals with Down syndrome. Like many of …

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