Funding Futures Blows Past Million Dollar Fundraising Milestone

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 For the last 8 years, Margie Doyle and a dedicated committee have been hosting Funding Futures Chicago to raise funds for Down Syndrome research. This year, they had set a goal to raise enough to fund up to 4 new clinical trial sites for DS-CTN. With $190,000 from sponsorships, auction, mission moment, and online …

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Funding Futures Breaking $1 Million in 2020, Featured in Chicago Parent

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Colin Doyle, center-right, poses with his siblings.
Inspired by her son Colin, Margie Doyle has been an ardent supporter of LuMind IDSC contributing in many ways as an Honorary Board Member and chair of Funding Future Chicago. Funding Futures began in 2012 when a group of dedicated families in the Chicagoland area decided to host a fundraising event for LuMind RDS (then …

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Clinical Trial Volunteers Give The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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Image of Jack, Ricky, and Polly Pyne
During the holiday season, we are all asked to donate money to causes that we care about to make the world a better place. With this in mind, it is also important to remember that volunteerism is also an important way to contribute. Some people donate their time at their church, at a school or …

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Halloween

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Download and print our Halloween Tips to Remember and Trick or Treat cards to use while trick-or-treating! Each PDF file contains ten 2×3 business card-sized cards that you and your child can distribute and use while enjoying Halloween events!  

Biogen Announces New Hope for Alzheimer’s Drug Candidate Aducanumab

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On October 22, 2019, the biopharmaceutical company, Biogen, announced that they will be going to the FDA to seek approval for their Alzheimer’s disease drug candidate, aducanumab. If approved, this would be the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in 15 years and the first to attack, directly, the amyloid plaques, one of the hallmarks …

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