Down Syndrome News and Research

Latest Down Syndrome News and Research

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

Cannabinoid receptor type 1 appears to be potential target to treat Down syndrome

Cannabinoid receptor type 1 appears to be potential target to treat Down syndrome

Genetic testing improves diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies

Genetic testing improves diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies

New study highlights development of functional skills in people with Down syndrome

New study highlights development of functional skills in people with Down syndrome

European scientists aim to identify causes of dementia

European scientists aim to identify causes of dementia

MUHC's 'Dr. House' discovers new genetic disease and the gene responsible for it

MUHC's 'Dr. House' discovers new genetic disease and the gene responsible for it

Speech Pathology Australia raises awareness about Developmental Language Disorder

Speech Pathology Australia raises awareness about Developmental Language Disorder

Down syndrome may hold important clues to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Down syndrome may hold important clues to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Human brain cell transplant opens new avenues to understand neurological conditions

Human brain cell transplant opens new avenues to understand neurological conditions

Will Maine voters decide to make aging in place affordable?

Will Maine voters decide to make aging in place affordable?

The feds’ termination of a tiny contract inflames bitter fight over fetal tissue

The feds’ termination of a tiny contract inflames bitter fight over fetal tissue

Delayed childbearing plays role in increasing number of multiple births

Delayed childbearing plays role in increasing number of multiple births

UTA scientists map function of enzymes to provide keys for developing new drugs

UTA scientists map function of enzymes to provide keys for developing new drugs

Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Study finds increased rate of repeat pregnancies in women with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Genetic testing before embryo transfer makes no difference to live birth rates

Genetic testing before embryo transfer makes no difference to live birth rates

New lab-on-a-chip technology could soon help detect fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy

New lab-on-a-chip technology could soon help detect fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy