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Results from “Challenges of Caregiving” Survey Published in Research Journal

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The LuMind IDSC community and caregiversacross the U.S. participated in “Challenges of Caregiving,” an online survey of caregiver perspectives on a range of topics that are important to the Down…
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New steps forward in treating Alzheimer’s disease with lecanemab: Clinical trial reveals clear efficacy in removing brain plaque

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At an Alzheimer’s disease research conference last week, new clinical trial data was presented for an antibody drug candidate called lecanemab.  (Read more about the development of lecanemab here.) An…
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Report of the Neuroatypical Conditions Expert Consultative Panel

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innovation Detection of any cognitive impairment as part of the Affordable Care Act’s annual wellness visit in primary or other health care settings for adults with pre-existing neuroatypical or neurodivergent…
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Report of the Neuroatypical Conditions Expert Consultative Panel

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Detection of any cognitive impairment as part of the Affordable Care Act’s annual wellness visit in primary or other health care settings for adults with pre-existing neuroatypical or neurodivergent conditions…
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Results From T21RS’s COVID-19 International Survey on Vaccination of Individuals With DS

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In a study led by the LuMind IDSC Foundation, the T21RS COVID-19 Initiative launched an international survey to obtain information on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines for individuals…
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Five Recent Down Syndrome Research Data Articles to Stay Up to Date

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Recently, two institutions in the Down Syndrome Clinical Trials Network (DS-CTN) published five studies about Down syndrome-related health and wellness, ranging from infectious diseases to mental health, skills, and independence.  This new…
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LuMind IDSC Statement on CMS Proposed Coverage for Anti-Amyloid AD Drugs

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During the past year, LuMind IDSC remained cautiously optimistic about  treatment possibilities that the development of new drugs for Alzheimer’s disease may bring to the Down syndrome community.  Because people…
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LuMind IDSC and Dr. Nicole White Publish “Parental Perspectives on Research for Down Syndrome”

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Dr. Nicole White, Hampus Hillerstrom, LuMind IDSC and a team of experts, recently published an article in the Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, that delves into the intricacies of…
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LuMind IDSC and Team of Experts Publish Article on Aging With DS and the Future of Research

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Dr. James Hendrix, LuMind IDSC's Chief Scientific Officer, along with a team of Down syndrome experts recently published an article in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, as part of the special issue…
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Expert Chat: A Conversation with Nicole White 

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From mom of four to Down syndrome researcher. Community Spotlight sat with Nicole White and discussed some of the challenges that prevent parents and caregivers from getting involved in the…