Down Syndrome Facts for Parents

Discover the essential insights on navigating the emotional and practical aspects of a Down syndrome diagnosis in your family. This post delves into understanding the condition, its types, and how it affects individuals differently. It's a guide to embracing the journey with knowledge and support, offering answers to crucial questions...

DownSyndrome Achieves Awards Scientific Research Travel Grants

DUBLIN, OH - DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) is pleased to announce it has awarded two $2,000 grants for travel and related expenses to the 2024 T21RS biennial International Conference, which will be held in Rome, Italy, this June.The travel grants reflect DSA’s commitment to enabling and cultivating more early-career scientists to...

DownSyndrome Achieves and National Down Syndrome Society Team Up to Expand Down Syndrome Medical Research through Blood Sample Drive

DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) is pleased to announce a partnership with the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) to host a blood sample drive to help expand medical research opportunities related to Down syndrome and co-occurring health conditions. The blood sample drive will be held at the NDSS Adult Summit in Cincinnati,...

DownSyndrome Achieves Completes Delivery of Biosamples for Study Investigating Prevalence of Eye Disease in People with DS

DownSyndrome Achieves is pleased to announce it has completed the delivery of 100 blood plasma and serum samples for an NIH-funded R21 study on keratoconus dystrophy (KD) and Down syndrome at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.Keratoconus dystrophy is a corneal disease that affects more...

DownSyndrome Achieves 2022 Board Retreat

Amazing weekend retreat with our Board of Directors at DownSyndrome Achieves. So grateful for this amazing team, and for their excitement, dedication, and commitment to accelerating and enabling research for people with Down syndrome. If you have a family member living with Down syndrome, please email dsabiobank@downsyndrome-achieves.websitepro.hosting to learn more...

Dave Bastulli, of Delta Medical Systems, Joins DownSyndrome Achieves Board

Dave Bastulli, of Delta Medical Systems, Joins DownSyndrome Achieves Board DownSyndrome Achieves is happy to announce the addition of Dave Bastulli to the board. Since graduating from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State in 2010, Dave has worked in the medical-device and related healthcare industries. He is currently...

DownSyndrome Achieves Welcomes Clorox Executive, Rebecca Bowman, to Its Board

DownSyndrome Achieves is delighted to welcome Rebecca Bowman to the board. Rebecca, who has a B.S. in chemical engineering, is the North American customer operations director for the Clorox Company in Alpharetta, Georgia. She brings with her decades of experience in production, distribution and customer satisfaction. Her knowledge will be...

DownSyndrome Achieves Appoints Jillian Froment, Board Member of Harford Mutual Insurance Group, to its Board of Directors

DownSyndrome Achieves is pleased to announce Jillian Froment has joined its Board of Directors effective immediately.Froment currently serves as a strategic advisor regarding insurance regulatory issues, and Independent Director at Harford Mutual Insurance Group.  She was previously appointed by two Ohio governors to lead the Ohio Department of Insurance, a...

Long-time Community Engagement Executive, Steven Fields, Joins DownSyndrome Achieves Board of Directors

DownSyndrome Achieves is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Fields to its board of directors effective immediately. Fields currently serves as Senior Consultant with Cramer & Associates, a philanthropic consulting firm based in Dublin, OH. He previously served as vice president/director of community engagement for Huntington Bancshares from 2002-2020....

Breakthroughs Begin With You

Our 5-year goal at DSA is to collect up to 500 blood specimens and related health data from individuals with DS and their immediate families. These samples are crucial to advancing translational research that will yield improved diagnostics and therapies for people with DS.


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