Welcome to the Team, Margie Doyle.

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I am thrilled to join the LuMind RDS staff. As Director of Development and Research Sponsorship, I will lead the expansion of LuMind RDS’ special events and corporate sponsorship initiatives. I believe growing support for Down syndrome research is the key to improved health and independence for all individuals with Down syndrome. Like many of …

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LuMind RDS Launches a Down Syndrome Clinical Trial Consortium Planning Effort

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The initial focus will be on Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down syndrome. Marlborough, MA – December 28, 2017 – LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation announced today that it has funded a grant to support the planning effort required to establish a Down Syndrome Clinical Trial Consortium, focused initially on advancing Alzheimer’s therapies for individuals with …

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New Lumind CEO Focusing on Research as a Key to Independence: Part III of III

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LuMind’s Laser Focus on Research Hillerstrom knows that given the range of symptoms of those with Down syndrome (Ds), a one-size-fits-all approach does not work for early intervention, inclusion, or research. “In theory, current cutting-edge research can help overcome independence obstacles, either symptomatically, or by going after the root cause. I believe that it is …

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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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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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