Invest in Down Syndrome Research

Progress: 81%
Progress: 81%
Raised: $ 162431     Goal: $ 200000

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:
    1.  Roche Roc, Basmisanil (RG1662): Developmental Intellectual Disability in Ds
    2.  AC Immune (ACI-24): Alzheimer’s Disease in Ds
    3.  Balance Therapeutics (BTD-001): Developmental Intellectual Disability in Ds
    4.  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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