LuMind RDS Connects with Families and Researchers in Chicago

Categories: Blog, News, Other, Why Support Research?
Chicagoland Down Syndrome Research and Medical Care Conference & Trisomy 21 Research Society International Connect Families, Affiliates, and Researchers with a Shared Purpose Chicago was the backdrop for two great conferences around the topic of Down syndrome research and medical care. LuMind RDS staff had the opportunity to engage with different members from the Down syndrome …

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Press release: Research Down Syndrome Foundation Aims to Expand Research Agenda

Categories: Blog, Ds Research, News, Other
Marlborough, MA – June 7, 2017 – The LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) announces Four Scientific Research Categories that will guide the expansion of the 2018 research agenda: 1) Prevent Alzheimer onset; 2) Improve cognition; 3) Develop gene therapies; and 4) Advance understanding. These Four Scientific Research Categories articulate the future focus of …

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LuMind RDS Sponsors T21RS Meeting: A Global Approach to Down Syndrome Research

Categories: Ds Research, Events, News, Other
This year, LuMind RDS is excited to be a Main Sponsor of the 2017 Trisomy 21 Research Society (T21RS) Conference from June 8 through 11 at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University in the heart of the city of Chicago. Speakers represent Basic, Translational and Clinical Researchers and Funders from public and private sources. This …

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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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