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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Your Voice Matters! Raise It To Protect NIH Funding.

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URGENT: Down syndrome research funding is under potential threat. We need your help. Today we are joining our national and international colleagues to urge Congress to work with our President to restore and increase federal funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH provides lifesaving and life-changing medical care and research for people with …

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