Down Syndrome News and Research

Latest Down Syndrome News and Research

Study uncovers cause for spatial-memory deficits in people with Down syndrome

Study uncovers cause for spatial-memory deficits in people with Down syndrome

Wisconsin study: 3 in 5 people with Down syndrome diagnosed with dementia by age 55

Wisconsin study: 3 in 5 people with Down syndrome diagnosed with dementia by age 55

Older people with Down syndrome at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease, dementia

Older people with Down syndrome at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease, dementia

Decision support tool could avert needless referrals of low-risk patients to cardiac specialists

Decision support tool could avert needless referrals of low-risk patients to cardiac specialists

Researchers receive $3.2 million NIH grant to pursue a deeper understanding of Down syndrome

Researchers receive $3.2 million NIH grant to pursue a deeper understanding of Down syndrome

Research provides evidence to support expansion of insurance coverage of NIPT

Research provides evidence to support expansion of insurance coverage of NIPT

Researchers explore risk of ALL in children with Down syndrome

Researchers explore risk of ALL in children with Down syndrome

Researchers identify mechanism responsible for spatial issues in people with Down syndrome

Researchers identify mechanism responsible for spatial issues in people with Down syndrome

Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

BU professor awarded NIH grant to study Down syndrome

BU professor awarded NIH grant to study Down syndrome

Children with birth defects have elevated cancer risk, study reveals

Children with birth defects have elevated cancer risk, study reveals

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Rutgers-led study pinpoints key gene linked to impaired memory in Down syndrome

Rutgers-led study pinpoints key gene linked to impaired memory in Down syndrome

Potential of liquid biopsy in cancer biomarker detection and prenatal testing

Potential of liquid biopsy in cancer biomarker detection and prenatal testing

MIT announces creation of the Alana Down Syndrome Center

MIT announces creation of the Alana Down Syndrome Center

Biologists uncover mechanism that determines faithful inheritance of short chromosomes

Biologists uncover mechanism that determines faithful inheritance of short chromosomes

New blood test detects genetic disorders in fetuses

New blood test detects genetic disorders in fetuses

Study reveals how one mutation causes the most common inherited intellectual disability

Study reveals how one mutation causes the most common inherited intellectual disability

Vilcek Foundation prizes awarded to immigrants for their work on human biology and disease

Vilcek Foundation prizes awarded to immigrants for their work on human biology and disease