Monthly Archives: March 2010

How Down Syndrome is Teaching Us about Aging

Read in this USA Today article how persons with Down syndrome are teaching scientists about the genetic roots of aging.

New Challenges Being Faced by Caregivers of Persons with Down Syndrome

This USA Today article writes that as health advances have helped persons with Down syndrome live into their sixties, new challenges are being faced by their caregivers. This reality points to the increased importance of Down syndrome cognitive research and the potentials for biomedical therapies that might lead to independent living for persons with Down syndrome.