Scientific organisation of researchers studying Down syndrome, founded to promote basic and applied research, stimulate translational research and apply new scientific knowledge to develop improved treatments.
U.S. based consortium of NIH and organisations interested in Down syndrome, formed to encourage the exchange of information about Down syndrome research, support, and care. Work includes the DS-CONNECT registry.
U.S. based foundation stimulating biomedical research to accelerate the development of treatments to improve cognition for individuals with Down syndrome so they participate in school and employment, lead active lives and avoid early cognitive decline.
U.S based foundation, whose primary focus is to support the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome, the first academic home in the U.S. committed solely to research and medical care for people with Down syndrome.
Canada based foundation, whose mission is to empower individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential by pioneering and providing educational programs and services, grounded in foundational research.
Dr. David Patterson's laboratory is studying mouse models of Down syndrome looking at how intellectual disabilities develop and the relationships with Alzheimer's disease and breast cancer. The studies are aimed at developing new therapies.
NDSS in the U.S. plays a major role in advancing knowledge of Down syndrome through a variety of research programs and activities, now focusing on advocacy for Down syndrome research at the federal level.
Down's Syndrome Association in the UK recognises the importance of research as an important part of their aim to create the conditions that all people with Down syndrome need to live full and rewarding lives.