Down Syndrome Series: Treatments, Clinical Trials and Policy
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Aired 10/20/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Down Syndrome Series:
Monday:A San Diego parent shares her story.
Tuesday:Growing Up with Down Syndrome
Wednesday: Support, Resources and Early Intervention
Thursday:Treatments and Clinical Trials, Policy In Play
We wrap up our weeklong series on Down Syndrome with news of clinical trials getting underway in San Diego. They could help lead to better cognitive function.
There's a link to Alzheimer's disease. Also, public policy and how one woman in Washington is helping researchers locally.
For more information on participating in the local clinical trial call 858-657-8540. Online at UC San Diego Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment
Dr. William Mobley, Executive Director, UC San Diego Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment
Madeline Will, Director, National Policy Center, National Down Syndrome Society