New Trans-NIH INCLUDE Project for Down Syndrome will provide up to $261M Over 5 Years For Targeted Research, Deeper Understanding and Clinical Trials Support

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MARLBOROUGH, MA. (June 22, 2018) — On Friday, June 21, The National Institute of Health (NIH) unveiled the details of the new trans-NIH initiative devoted to individuals with Down syndrome: the INCLUDE Project (INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE). INCLUDE will focus on improving the health and well-being and learn …

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Historic ~65% increase for NIH Down syndrome research

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Marlborough MA, May 27, 2017 — On Thursday this week, Congress’ House Labor and Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Tom Cole’s (R-OK) announced a historic and major increase to Down syndrome research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from $35 million in FY2017 to ~$58 million in FY2018. We are deeply …

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Increased Commitment to Down Syndrome Research Included in 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill

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New trans-NIH Down Syndrome Initiative aims for scientific discoveries to improve the health and neurodevelopment of individuals with Down syndrome LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) joins other Down syndrome organizations in applauding Congress on including a major milestone for Down syndrome research as part of the final Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations legislation, …

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LuMind RDS Launches a Down Syndrome Clinical Trial Consortium Planning Effort

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The initial focus will be on Alzheimer’s disease in adults with Down syndrome. Marlborough, MA – December 28, 2017 – LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation announced today that it has funded a grant to support the planning effort required to establish a Down Syndrome Clinical Trial Consortium, focused initially on advancing Alzheimer’s therapies for individuals with …

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LuMind RDS Responds to Incomplete Picture Portrayed in CBS News Iceland Documentary and Raises Awareness of Ongoing Down Syndrome Research

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Official Statement Marly Chevrette, Communications Manager 603-828-8857 | mchevrette@lumindrds.org   Marlborough, MA – August 18, 2017 – LuMind™ Research Down Syndrome Foundation (LuMind RDS) joins other Down syndrome organizations in responding to the incomplete picture of the life and opportunities of people with Down syndrome portrayed in the CBS News documentary that was streamed on August …

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