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Gretchen Josephson with her sister Karen (credit: CBS)

Down Syndrome’s Link To Alzheimer’s Gets Closer Look At CU Hospital

Could studying Down syndrome help unlock the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are now investigating why people with Down syndrome are at a high risk for Alzheimer’s.

11/20/2013

Dr. Richard Spritz (credit: CBS)

DNA From Those With Down Syndrome Helps In Autoimmune Disease Research

A University of Colorado genetics researcher needs the help of 500 people with Down syndrome. He believes studying their genes could lead to better treatments for Type 1 diabetes, celiac and thyroid issues.

07/15/2013

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