Research Down Syndrome
Rating: 5 stars 1 1 review
Issues: Health, Philanthropy
Location: PO Box 369 Grayslake IL 60030 USA
The mission of Research Down Syndrome is to expand and enhance life opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome by funding scientific research directed toward the understanding and amelioration of impaired cognition. Research Down Syndrome educates and inspires a caring society to fund biomedical research findings which will translate into safe and effective, approved therapies to treat the cognitive impairment in individuals with Down syndrome of all ages.
Programs: Research Down Syndrome supports research at leading institutions aimed at understanding the source of cognitive difficulties in children and adults with Down syndrome. The goal is to develop pharmacological therapies that would aid memory, learning and communication in persons with Down syndrome.
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The members of and donors to Research Down Syndrome are doing something great--researching a highly-misunderstood disease while at the same time reaching out those affected by Down Syndrome on a practical, day-to-day level. First and foremost they fund scientific research into causes of, and therapies for, Down Syndrome. Their support for the sciences and for those with and affected by Down Syndrome has done more than they probably know. Cheers to them, and may their future endeavors be even more helpful and successful.
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