For Healthcare Professionals

Medical Professionals Packet

Current Research

The Ances Laboratory at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is a neuroscience research lab focused on developing neuroimaging biomarkers of normal aging and neurodegeneration including Alzheimer’s Disease and Down syndrome, and evaluating therapeutic interventions that will improve neurocognitive deficits and biomarkers associated with neurodegenerative disorders.

DS-Connect is the Down syndrome registry.  This website allows information to be shared among families, patients, researchers, and parent groups.  Family members or individuals with Down syndrome are able to enter their health history and contact information into a confidential database.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation provides information on research grants for Down syndrome and the importance of research for individuals with Down syndrome.

Stanford University is conducting a new research study on individuals with Down syndrome.  This research study is conducted by Dr. Ahmad Salehi.  The focus of this study is on a therapeutic strategy for intellectual disability in Down syndrome.

LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation stimulates biomedical research that will accelerate the development of treatments to significantly improve cognition in individuals with Down syndrome.

Aging & Health

Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Regression

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