Categories: Blog, News, Other
City Winery in New York is the 2018 venue for this signature fundraiser benefiting Down syndrome research.   Marlborough, MA -(April 12, 2018)- This past January, the sixth annual Funding Futures Chicago (FFC) event raised over $145,000 for LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) to fund Down syndrome research. Funding Futures began in 2012 when a group …

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Comments on Reports of a “New Down Syndrome Therapy”

Categories: Blog

By Dr. Michael Harpold Chief Scientific Officer, LuMind RDS Foundation Many of you have asked about a recent news piece and associated press release entitled “New Down syndrome Therapy Discovered.” Although this is not a research endeavor LuMind RDS is funding, the following perspective is provided which may be helpful in addressing some questions and further understanding …

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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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A Research Story: Fragile X

Categories: Blog, Clinical Trials

On National Public Radio, there was a story about a foundation started by concerned parents, funding impressive discoveries, results of clinical trials, and the quest for new avenues of research. Nope, not the LuMind Foundation (or even our former name Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation). This is a story about fragile X. The NPR piece, ‘A Family’s …

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Local Association Support of Down Syndrome Cognitive Research is Growing

Categories: News

An encouraging development is that local associations are adding research support to their program services. Sizable contributions to RDS and Down syndrome cognitive research have been made by Alexander’s Angels of Long Island, Northern New Jersey Down Syndrome Alliance, Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte, Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and Greater Clear Lake Families …

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