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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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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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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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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.

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Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Eastern Washington and her husband Brian spent a morning with our research team to learn more about cognition research in 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(619) 534-1057

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