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While there is no "cure" for Down syndrome, we strive to develop therapies that will help people with this condition live longer, more independent lives.

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Remembering Pavel Belichenko

One of our foremost researchers who devoted his career to helping people with Down syndrome and autism, Pavel Belichenko, died suddenly on August 9. We will miss his warmth, wit and wisdom. See a tribute to Pavel.

Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease

Cure Alzheimer's Fund features a profile on our Executive Director, Dr. William Mobley, and sheds light on the connection between DS and AD.

Down syndrome biomarker initiative will shed light on brain aging in DS.
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Find out about all of our active studies in adults with Down syndrome. 

NIH Launches DS Registry    

At long last there's a way to share your information about people with Down syndrome with researchers. Find out more.

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Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers Visits Lab 

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Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Eastern Washington and her husband Brian spent a morning with our research team recently to learn more about cognition research in Down syndrome.

Ms. Rodgers has a young son with Down syndrome and she joins our quest to improve quality of life not only for Cole but for all people with DS.

Find out more about the legislative agenda for Down syndrome.

Contact Us 

Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0649    
La Jolla, California 92093-0649
(619) 534-1057

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