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New biobank initiative may help unlock some of the mysteries linked to Down syndrome

New biobank initiative may help unlock some of the mysteries linked to Down syndrome

Children with cleft lip or palate and spina bifida at increased risk for abuse

Children with cleft lip or palate and spina bifida at increased risk for abuse

New method may extend use of noninvasive prenatal testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities

New method may extend use of noninvasive prenatal testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities

Two studies explore potential new blood tests for Alzheimer's disease

Two studies explore potential new blood tests for Alzheimer's disease

Patients with Down syndrome face additional challenge of early-onset dementia

Patients with Down syndrome face additional challenge of early-onset dementia

Divorce rates less among couples who raise children with developmental disabilities

Divorce rates less among couples who raise children with developmental disabilities

Researchers develop new growth charts for U.S. children with Down syndrome

Researchers develop new growth charts for U.S. children with Down syndrome

DNA testing for Down's syndrome could potentially save lives of unborn babies

DNA testing for Down's syndrome could potentially save lives of unborn babies

UConn researchers sequence RNA of most complicated gene

UConn researchers sequence RNA of most complicated gene

S. Lawrence Zipursky to receive 2015 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University

S. Lawrence Zipursky to receive 2015 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University

Study confirms pathogenic role of beta amyloid in dementia as seen in AD and Down syndrome

Study confirms pathogenic role of beta amyloid in dementia as seen in AD and Down syndrome

Hastings Center receives NSF grant for ethical analysis of next-generation prenatal genetic tests

Hastings Center receives NSF grant for ethical analysis of next-generation prenatal genetic tests

Gene ZSCAN4 may help treat Down syndrome

Gene ZSCAN4 may help treat Down syndrome

Promising research aims at finding cure for hydrocephalus

Promising research aims at finding cure for hydrocephalus

Understanding the workings of error correction mechanism in cell division

Understanding the workings of error correction mechanism in cell division

Study suggests potential way to predict autism or psychosis risk in children with genetic abnormality

Study suggests potential way to predict autism or psychosis risk in children with genetic abnormality

Study identifies new culprit in Alzheimer's disease development

Study identifies new culprit in Alzheimer's disease development

Study finds mechanism that identifies cause of intellectual disabilities in autism, Rett syndrome

Study finds mechanism that identifies cause of intellectual disabilities in autism, Rett syndrome

Noninvasive prenatal screening could detect maternal cancer

Noninvasive prenatal screening could detect maternal cancer

Mothers of infants with Down's syndrome need tailored breastfeeding guidance

Mothers of infants with Down's syndrome need tailored breastfeeding guidance