Have you checked out the Down syndrome scene in Austin? It’s sizzling!

Categories: Meet Our Friends, News, Other
We have a lot in common with some friends in Austin who care a great deal about cognition research. They have hosted Research 101 events for their members and have consistently contributed funding for research since 2012 from their Buddy Walk — over $99,000 in 5 years! So we recently asked their executive director, Cameron …

Read More

Down Syndrome Organizations Give to Research

Categories: Meet Our Friends, News, Other, Why Support Research?
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. …

Read More

LuMind RDS Research Partner Jamie Edgin Wins $2.9 Million Grant

Categories: Blog, Clinical Trials, Ds / Alzheimer's Connection, Ds Research, Meet Our Friends, News, Other, Why Support Research?
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 …

Read More

Why This Mom Changed T-Shirts 26 Times While Running the NYC Marathon

Categories: Meet Our Friends, News, Runners Program, Why Support Research?
This week 18 marathon runners are hitting the NYC streets in all 5 boroughs to raise funds and awareness for LuMind RDS while surviving a very challenging running event — the TCS New York City Marathon. One of our dedicated LuMind RDS runner took it to a whole new level of awareness by dedicating each …

Read More