The LuMind 321 Virtual Run is On! What’s Your 321 Activity?

Categories: Events, News, Other, Runners Program
Join us and register your 321 activity to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day! In 2013, Siobhan Pritchard created the World Down Syndrome Day 321 Virtual Run for LuMind RDS for anyone, anywhere to “actively” support people with Down syndrome because she cared. LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) CARES since we believe Cognition And Research Empowers Success.  …

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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 …

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LuMind RDS Board Welcomes Hector Guinness and Bjoern Sperling!

Categories: News, Other
Bjoern Sperling
Last year, the LuMind RDS Board of Directors agreed that a new vision — to be a global leader in funding a comprehensive portfolio of research to meaningfully improve memory, cognition, and independence in individuals with Down syndrome — will guide the next decade of growth and innovation. That growth began at the top with the …

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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. …

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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 …

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