New Lumind RDS CEO Focuses on Research as a Key to Independence: Part II of III

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  His motivation, His reasons   In 2014, Hampus Hillerstrom joined the board of directors of LuMind RDS, and found a home among other like-mind supporters of research.After joining, his second son, Sebastian, was born in 2015, without Down syndrome (Ds). During the next three years, while he was on the board, Hampus became keenly …

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Get ready for Alzheimer’s clinical trials. It’s time.

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Join us, we’re stepping up!         Pharma has promising therapies targeting the accumulation of amyloid and tau — two of the characteristics shared by Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease — ready for late-stage clinical trials. We are making sure our loved ones with Down syndrome are included in upcoming clinical trials. In …

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Hampus Hillerstrom, New LuMind RDS President and CEO Has Strong Connections to Down Syndrome Research

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Hampus Hillerstrom
Hampus brings for-profit drug development expertise, science understanding and a personal passion to lead the organization’s expansion Marlborough, MA – [September 7, 2017] – LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) announced today that Hampus Hillerstrom, the Board Vice Chair, has been appointed the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Hillerstrom joins LuMind from the …

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LuMind RDS Responds to Incomplete Picture Portrayed in CBS News Iceland Documentary and Raises Awareness of Ongoing Down Syndrome Research

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Official Statement Marly Chevrette, Communications Manager 603-828-8857 | mchevrette@lumindrds.org   Marlborough, MA – August 18, 2017 – LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) joins other Down syndrome organizations in responding to the incomplete picture of the life and opportunities of people with Down syndrome portrayed in the CBS News documentary that was streamed on August …

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LuMind RDS was “Livin’ the Dream” with Family at 2017 NDSC in Sacramento

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#2017NDSC — Best. Family. Reunion. Ever. We randomly asked people at the Annual National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) Convention “What draws you and thousands of other people from across the globe to this gathering?” and the top answer was “It’s the best and biggest family reunion!” Whether you are new or a familiar face year after year, you’re …

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