Down Syndrome Society, Rhode Island

Down Syndrome Society
of Rhode Island

99 Bald Hill Road, Cranston RI 02920     (401) 463-5751

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Down syndrome Research Projects

DS Heart Project

This is an NIH funded Study to identify genetic and environmental factor that increase the chance of congenital heart defects. This is an expansion of the previous studies done in 2001. Read more... (PDF)

 

"My Kid Has More Chromosomes Than Yours"

The Journey to Resiliance and Hope in Parenting a Child with Down syndrome. Read more... (PDF)

 

Kennedy Krieger Institue Rivastigmine Study

The Kennedy Krieger Institue is conducting a clinical study on the efficacy of Rivastigmine on the cognitive function of individuals with Down syndrome. Rivastigmine, an FDA-approved drug, was originally developed to manage the symptoms of Alzheimer's. Read more... (PDF)

 

Kennedy Krieger Institue Behavioral and Cognitive Study

The Kennedy Krieger Institue is conducting a behavioral and cognitive features of children with Down syndrome, and look specifically at the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders within Down syndrome. Read more... (PDF)

 

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