Dr. Edgin is Racing to Make A Difference in Cognition

Categories: Ds Research, Other, Runners Program
When Dr. Edgin started thinking about running, she was motivated by a desire to get stronger and healthier.  She had begun to notice the effects of neglecting exercise while she balanced her family duties with a full schedule as an assistant professor at the University of Arizona and as the Director of Memory Development Disorders Laboratory. However, …

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Who’s Lighting the Way for Cognition Research on World Down Syndrome Day?

Categories: News, Other
  Since 2011, First Lady Mary Pat Christie of New Jersey has celebrated World Down Syndrome Day by spearheading a special initiative, the Light the Way Campaign. This campaign shines the light on the advances being made in cognitive research for Down syndrome, recognizing the discoveries that have been made as a result of LuMind RDS-funded research projects. …

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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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