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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. Find out about all of our active studies in adults with Down syndrome.

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Welcome New Clinicians

Our clinic offers experts in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuropsychology who assess adults with Down syndrome, specifically for concerns with signs of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. We welcome two new physicians, Marc Norman, Neuropsychologist, and Daniel Kim, Psychiatrist.

NPR Features Our Research

Drs. Rafii and Mobley are featured in this story on National Public Radio about our research on Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease. Hear or read it now.

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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Research Update 

Clinical Director Michael Rafii, MD, discusses Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease with Executive Director William Mobley, MD, PhD. as part of our UCTV Brain Channel series on Alzheimer's disease.


This webinar hosted by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund features a conversation with Dr. William Mobley on his research into Down syndrome and Alzheimer's.

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

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