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Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Gammy (credit: CBS)

Denver Mother Troubled By Abandoned Baby With Down Syndrome

An Australian couple accused of abandoning their Down syndrome baby in Thailand claim they never knew he existed, but the Thai surrogate who gave birth to him and his twin sister disagrees. She says the couple asked her to abort the boy, but she refused.

08/04/2014

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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Inspirato Launches Inspired Giving Program

Denver entrepreneur Ric Harshman had never heard of Inspirato when the destination travel club put its vacations up for bid at a fundraiser for his granddaughters’ school.

03/15/2012

Actor John C. McGinley at the event on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Star-Studded Event In Denver Raises Money For Down Syndrome Research

A star-studded event in downtown Denver on Saturday helped raise money for Down syndrome research.

10/16/2011

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