The Down Syndrome ‘Super Genome’


We knew it all along: our kiddos are super heroes.  Researchers have found that children born with Down syndrome have an excellent genome in many ways — better, in fact, than the average genome of people without the genetic abnormality. “The research has shown that for a child with Down [syndrome] to survive pregnancy and then … Continue reading The Down Syndrome ‘Super Genome’

Groundbreaking Results in Down Syndrome Research


A new study was released on December 26th redefining Down syndrome as an immune system disorder. “Research has a direct impact on health outcomes for people with Down syndrome,” said Michelle Sie Whitten, president and CEO of Global Down Syndrome Foundation.  “Each of these studies helps identify potential interventions or treatments for our children and adults, … Continue reading Groundbreaking Results in Down Syndrome Research