National non-profits, LuMind RDS and IDSC, merge to provide improved health, independence and opportunities for children and adults with Down syndrome.

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March 21, 2019 3:21 p.m. EST Burlington, Mass. – As millions all over the world celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, two non-profit organizations are taking it one step further. LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) and the International Down Syndrome Community (IDSC) announced today that they have combined operations, effectively merging …

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LuMind RDS Foundation and IDSC Collaborate on a Research and Medical Care Facebook Group for Caregivers

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BURLINGTON, Mass. January 18, 2019 – LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) and International Down Syndrome Community (IDSC) are combining resources and expertise on a collaboration to create the IDSC LuMind RDS Facebook Group to better serve people with Down syndrome and their communities. “An important part of the LuMind RDS mission is connecting …

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LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation Appoints James Hendrix, Ph.D. as Chief Scientific Officer

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BURLINGTON, Mass. November 1, 2018 – LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS), a non-profit aimed at improving health and independence through high-impact research, today announced the appointment of James Hendrix, Ph.D., as chief scientific officer (CSO). Dr. Hendrix brings more than two decades of industry and non-profit experience in the life sciences, with a …

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LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation Launches the Down Syndrome Clinical Trials Network

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BURLINGTON, Mass.  [November 1], 2018 – With a combined $3M commitment from the Alana Foundation and biopharmaceutical companies H. Lundbeck A/S and AC Immune SA, the LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) is launching the Down Syndrome Clinical Trial Network (DS-CTN) across several sites in the United States. LuMind RDS issued awards to the …

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LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation relocates to Burlington, MA

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Boy Welcomes to Office
BURLINGTON, Ma—(October 22, 2018)—Local nonprofit organization, LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS), opened its new office at 20 Burlington Mall Road in Burlington, Massachusetts on October 15, 2018. The foundation, which focuses on results-driven Down syndrome research, is relocating from Marlborough, Massachusetts, where it has been headquartered the last 4 years. To celebrate, LuMind …

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