Dr. Edgin is Racing to Make A Difference in Cognition

Categories: Ds Research, Other, Runners Program
When Dr. Edgin started thinking about running, she was motivated by a desire to get stronger and healthier.  She had begun to notice the effects of neglecting exercise while she balanced her family duties with a full schedule as an assistant professor at the University of Arizona and as the Director of Memory Development Disorders Laboratory. However, …

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A Tribute to Dr. Michael Harpold

Categories: Ds Research, News
Scientist, Advocate and Friend   Dr. Michael Harpold was Chief Scientific Officer of the LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation, and served as Chair of the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board since its inauguration in 2006. He was involved with LuMind since 2005, and served as member of the Board of Directors (2006-2010), Chief Executive Officer (2007-2010), and Chief …

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For their son and the thrill of the Race!!

Categories: Blog, News, Runners Program
Meet Matt and Angela, who coincidentally celebrated 2017 World Down Syndrome Day http://events.LuMindRDS.org/2017WorldDownSyndromeDay by running the NYC 1/2 Marathon.  After all the hard work of training and fundraising is done, all that is left is the Thrill of crossing the finish line. Thank you for sharing your great experience with us!                    #lumindrdsCARES  #Race4eXtraordinary Where do I even …

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Meet Kaylee, the runner with Down Syndrome that never quits!

Categories: News, Runners Program
Everyone worries that they won’t finish their race in time but that didn’t stop a young lady from Texas with Down Syndrome.  Well meet Kaylee, her story will inspire even the biggest running critic to lace us their shoes and get outside.  Kaylee and her mom started running to get healthy like most of us, …

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