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Down Syndrome Treatment

Our experts in neurology, neuropsychology and psychiatry provide care to adult and pediatric patients with Down syndrome . Our goal is to cultivate treatments that enhance the lives of people with Down syndrome, making it possible for them to achieve more independence.    

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Research Updates

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

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people at ribbon cutting ceremony

November 2016

Noah Homes takes needed measure in new aging home facility

January 2016

Vaccine Targets Alzheimer’s Disease-like Characteristics in People with Down Syndrome

Charles Ahnger, who has Down syndrome and is in the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease, with other residents at Elmcroft of Point Loma in San Diego on Jan. 10.

January 2016

Down Syndrome Is Thought to Hold Clues to Alzheimer’s

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Your donation will directly support Down syndrome research by some of the nation's best scientists and clinicians. Together we can improve the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

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Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0752
La Jolla, CA 92093-0752

Email: downsyndrome@ucsd.edu

 

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