LuMind RDS Awards $1.64 Million to Fund Ten Ground-breaking Down Syndrome Research Projects at Top Institutions

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New Awards Broaden Funding to New Academic Research Partners Marlborough, MA – July 17, 2017 – LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) awards $1,639,000 through 2018 to fund ten Down syndrome research projects in world-renowned Down syndrome research centers and to further develop a research pipeline in Four Scientific Research Categories: 1) Prevent Alzheimer …

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LuMind RDS Connects with Families and Researchers in Chicago

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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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Down Syndrome Organizations Give to Research

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We are proud to be affiliated with those in the community who help individuals with Down syndrome (Ds) and their families make sense of early childhood interventions, individualized education plans (IEPs), strategies for inclusion, and most importantly, create a welcoming environment that celebrates the abilities in people with Ds and connects them to one another. …

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LuMind RDS Research Partner Jamie Edgin Wins $2.9 Million Grant

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This holiday season, LuMind Research Down Syndrome is celebrating Dr. Jamie Edgin and her newly awarded five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) to expand research on developing the Arizona Cognitive Testing Battery. Dr. Jamie Edgin is an assistant professor of psychology and serves as the associate head …

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President Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Bill into Law, Offering New Hope

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In November, LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation joined with the National Health Council as a co-signatory on a post-election letter to Congress, urging lawmakers to move a legislation forward that hopes to speed the development of treatments and cures. Of the 217 organizations undersigning the letter of support, representing a widely diverse community of patients and family caregivers, LuMind …

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