2016 Annual Appeal
LuMind RDS believes every person living with Down Syndrome deserves a bright future, filled with limitless possibilities and the ability to become more independent. It is our goal to make this vision a reality, however, more public and private funding is needed.
Your donation helps us maintain and accelerate the current momentum to build on our accomplishments:
- An established Scientific Advisory Board, the only scientific board in the US dedicated exclusively to cognition research for Ds
- Defined multiple mechanisms involved in cognitive impairment
- Identified 10 new potential therapeutic drug targets
- Developed first Ds-specific cognitive test batteries across life-span
- Established clinical testing network
- 4 major clinical trials:
- Roche Roc, Basmisanil (RG1662): Developmental Intellectual Disability in Ds
- AC Immune (ACI-24): Alzheimer’s Disease in Ds
- Balance Therapeutics (BTD-001): Developmental Intellectual Disability in Ds
- Transition Therapeutics (ELND-005): Alzheimer’s Disease & Cognition in Ds
|Remember to make your gift go further through your company's matching gift program!
|During this campaign, gifts of $1,000 and above will be DOUBLED thanks to our matching gift sponsor.
Take Stock in Year-End Giving: More Than a Tax Deduction
If you would like to give the gift of a stock transfer, please forward our information (below) to your financial management firm, then call (508) 630-2177 to confirm your tax deduction and receive your tax receipt:
Receiving firm name: Merrill Lynch
- Receiving Firm DTC Number: 5198
- Receiving Account Title: Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation
- Receiving Account Number: 8L7-01B97
While our new name is the LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation, our account is set up as the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation.
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