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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Every Minute Counts: PBS Feature About Alzheimer’s in the US

Categories: Ds Research, Other
Watch Every Minute Counts on PBS
If you haven’t seen Every Minute Counts, the PBS documentary about Alzheimer’s disease in the United States, you should. Powerful personal stories combined with expert commentary paint a telling picture of the potential social and economic impact to this country unless a medical breakthrough for Alzheimer’s disease is discovered. In this post, we are sharing …

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Bullying Is A Problem. Three Tips That May Help Keep Your Loved One Safe.

Categories: Blog, Other
At LuMind Research Down Syndrome, the safety of individuals with Down syndrome is the highest priority when it comes to the cognition research we support. Today, we take that role a little further out of the lab to talk about bullying. A 2008 study published in the British Journal of Learning Support shows that 60 …

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Join Us at the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon on June 3!

Categories: Other

Commit to raising $800 for cognition research, and we’ll cover your race registration fee plus some additional perks! Complete your Virginia Wine Country Half Commitment and Waiver Form and return it Kate Dochelli at RunforDs@LuMindRDS.org to apply! Space is limited – sign up today! By choosing to run with LuMind RDS Runners at the 2017 Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon, …

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