Down Syndrome Cognition Workshop in Washington

A three day Workshop, Cognition in Down Syndrome: Molecular, Cellular and Behavioral Features and the Promise of Pharmacotherapies, was held in Washington on April 13-15. Research Down Syndrome was a co-sponsor of this research meeting. Presentations and posters addressed:
  • Chromosome 21 genes and processes they influence
  • Lessons from other causes of Intellectual Disabilities(ID)
  • Mechanisms of ID in DS
  • Pharmacology in Model Systems
  • DS Cognitive and Neurological Features, including sleep studies
  • Clinical Trials for cognition in DS
140 researchers from thirteen countries were in attendance.