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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Little Did I Know

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William Bourque
  When the doctor handed me William for the first  time and sat down on my hospital bed to tell me she thought William — though he was perfect — had Down syndrome. All I heard at the time was that my son was different and he was going to have a harder life than …

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LIFE-DSR Study – Why Natural History Studies Are Important on the Path to New Treatments

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In the next couple of months, LuMind IDSC will launch the LIFE-DSR (Longitudinal Investigation for Enhancing Down Syndrome Research) study. This is a first for LuMind IDSC and represents an important milestone for Down syndrome research. The LIFE-DSR study will be the first study run in LuMind’s DS-CTN (Down Syndrome – Clinical Trials Network) which …

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