Celebrating Down Syndrome Research: Sky’s the Limit

Categories: Blog, Ds Research, Events, News
On May 21, 2016, our Seattle friends as well as friends as far as New York, Illinois, California, and Arizona helped to celebrate the best and brightest in people and organizations responsible for propelling Down syndrome cognition research. We enjoyed a morning of research where 2016 honorees Dr. Michael Rafii and Dr. Roger Reeves joined our …

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Ground-breaking New Scientific Publication on anti-Abeta Vaccine in Preclinical Model of Down Syndrome

Categories: Blog, Clinical Trials, Ds Research, News
By Dr. Michael Harpold, LuMind RDS Chief Scientific Officer AC Immune announced the publication of a ground-breaking scientific study on an anti-A-beta vaccine potentially signaling a way to treat cognitive deficits in people with Down syndrome (Ds). The study, entitled An anti-Abeta-Amyloid Vaccine for Treating Cognitive Deficits in a Mouse Model of Down Syndrome, was …

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Might Normalizing Brain Development Help in Down’s Syndrome?

Categories: Blog, Ds / Alzheimer's Connection, Ds Research

LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation’s Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Michael Harpold was referenced in a discussion from the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. The article discusses if the cognitive impairments associated with Down syndrome could be prevented. Dr. Harpold was mentioned along with others from Tufts Medical in Boston, Univeristy of Bologna in Italy and Institute for Basic …

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The Sky’s the Limit for Down Syndrome Research!

Categories: Blog

Almost 100 people enjoyed the events during our “Sky’s the Limit” Awards weekend – a VIP reception, a research presentation by Dr. Harpold, Dr. Mobley, and Dr. Edgin, and of course, the inaugural Awards Gala on Saturday night. Please enjoy our staff’s casual and candid photos of the Awards gala. We will have more photos and stories …

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Dr. Harpold at the NIH Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015

Categories: Blog, Ds / Alzheimer's Connection, Ds Research

We appreciate Dr. Michael Harpold for being such a road warrior on behalf of the Down syndrome community. On February 9-10, 2015, Dr. Harpold, LuMind Foundation’s Chief Scientific Officer, attended the biennial NIH Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015, a major forum for the dynamic development of coordinated Alzheimer’s disease research efforts under the Congressionally-mandated National Alzheimer’s …

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