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Global Down Syndrome Foundation presents An Important Update on Groundbreaking Clinical Trials & Research for People with Down Syndrome
Tuesday, October 03, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM MDT
Category: Webinars

In this session, Dr. Espinosa will discuss: How new research is helping us understand how the extra copy of chromosome 21 is affecting the health of individuals with Down syndrome. 

Three key areas: oxygenation, growth and immunity

How recent findings show multiple effects of increased hypoxia (low oxygen), stunted growth, and dysregulation of the immune system in Down syndrome. New clinical trials based on these findings that are testing medicines to improve health outcomes in Down syndrome, with promising initial results. How based on these important findings, promising new treatments are being tested to improve health outcomes for those with Down syndrome.