DSRTF Press Releases


Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation Changes Its Name to Celebrate Its First Decade of Breakthroughs
On its tenth anniversary, the country's leading catalyst for Down syndrome cognition research becomes LuMind Foundation
March 2014

DSRTF Announces 2012-2013 Research Grant Awards

October 2012

DSRTF Announces 2012 Research Grant Awards — Research to Accelerate Treaments to Improve Cognition for People with Down syndrome

October 2011

plus15 Matches Donations 3:1 for World Down Syndrome Day

March 2011

plus15 Campaign Attracts Thousands Immediately Following Launch

February 2011

DSRTF Awards $1.4 Million for New 2010-2011 Research Grants to Advance Cognition Research and Potential New Therapies in Down Syndrome

August 2010

DSRTF Announces New Executive Director

July 2010

Trisomy 21 Translational Research Parity Act Introduced in Congress

December 2009

DSRTF Grant Award Recipients Discover New Potential Therapeutic Strategy to Improve Cognition in Down Syndrome

November 2009

DSRTF-funded Study Suggests a New Potential Therapeutic Approach for Cognitive Disabilities in People with Down Syndrome

November 2009

DSRTF Awards $1.4 Million for New Research Grants to Advance Cognition Research and Potential New Therapies in Down Syndrome

November 2009

DSRTF is awarded the NDSC Pueschel Memorial Research Award 

August 2009

DSRTF Awards New $250,000 Extension of Research Innovation Grant to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Researchers

November 2008

DSRTF Awards New Innovation Research Grant for more than $110,000 to Drs. Lynn Nadel and Jamie Edgin, University of Arizona

August 2008

DSRTF Awards New $880,000 Research Center Grant to Stanford School of Medicine Researchers

April 2008

Roger Reeves DSRTF Awards New $250,000 Research Grant to Dr. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, for Novel Potential Therapeutic Target to Address Cognitive Impairment in Down Syndrome

October 30, 2007

Drug Used to Treat Dementia in Alzheimer’s Disease Reported to Improve Memory in a Mouse Model of Down Syndrome

August 21, 2007 

Drug Shows Demonstrated Ability to Improve Cognitive Function in DS Mice

Feb 25, 2007

Inaugural DSRTF Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

February 2007 

About DSRTF’s Scientific Advisory Board

January 2007

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation Donates $25,000 to DSRTF

August 19, 2005

Dallas DSRTF Fundraiser Set for August 19

August 8, 2005

DSRTF Submits Statement to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Funding Down Syndrome Research at the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

April 15, 2005

Wachovia Foundation Becomes DSRTF's First Corporate Sponsor

January 15, 2005

Congress Appropriates $1Million for Down Syndrome Studies

December 2004


Congress Approves Funding for DSRTF

December 2004


NIH Increases Funding for Mice 

November 2004

Dr. William Mobley Testifies before House Appropriations Subcommittee


March 30, 2004

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