Webinar: Pathways to Novel Cognition Targets with Potential to Help People w/ Ds

When:
June 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2018-06-26T15:00:00-04:00
2018-06-26T16:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Marly Chevrette
5086302177

Watch this live webinar on Pathways to Novel Cognition Targets with Potential to Help People with Down Syndrome with Dr. Craig Heller, PhD, Stanford

June 26, 2018

3pm EST

Register at http://bit.ly/DsResearchFromStanfordU

The ability to learn and remember is an important aspect of human life that is more difficult for individuals with Down Syndrome. Basic research, however, is leading to new approaches that have the promise of improving impaired cognitive functions. Some of these leads involve understanding the roles that sleep and daily rhythms play in our ability to form long-term memories. Other leads involve understanding and altering the neurochemical pathways involved in memory processing. Still other leads come from molecular knowledge of how genes triplicated in DS influence brain development. In his Webinar, Dr. Heller will discuss recent progress in these areas.