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NIH Selects Chicago Institutions for National Down Syndrome Health Research Initiative

September 26, 2019 03:49 PM

We are very excited to share the news that the Adult Down Syndrome Center and the University of chicago, two sites of the Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM), have been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to receive a grant to improve our understanding of co-occurring health conditions in individuals with Down syndrome. As the article linked here describes, this is a huge opportunity to combine the clinical expertise of the Center with the big data knowledge of the University of Chicago to better understand co-occurring health conditions in people with Down syndrome. The information learned from these studies may inform the development of healthcare guidelines, improve clinical care, and help direct future research.

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