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DSRF - Making Dreams Happen
The Down Syndrome Research Foundation is proud to present our brand new promotional video aimed at raising awareness for our organization as well as providing information on our various programs for individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages....more
2012 Annual Report
2012 saw DSRF grow in our capacity and effectiveness in serving the Down syndrome community. Read about the highlights of our year through our interactive 2012 Annual Report....more
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Down Syndrome Research Community
Down Syndrome Research Center - based out of the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Down Syndrome Research Center is dedicated to helping people with Down syndrome by promoting awareness of research, identifying problems and treatments, and by supporting the community.Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation - based in Palo Alto, California, the mission of the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation is to stimulate biomedical research that will accelerate the development of treatments to significantly improve cognition for individuals with Down syndrome.
Eleanor Roosevelt Institute - based in Denver, the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute was founded in 1961 on the belief that biomedical and genetic research are the most cost-effective, long-term approaches to the eventual conquest of human afflictions like cancer, premature aging, birth defects and genetic diseases.
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) - based in New York, NDSS is one of the largest non-government supporters of Down syndrome research in the world.
Research - Funding Agencies - Canada
Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) - an interdisciplinary research network of faculty, researchers and graduate students from British Columbia's six major universities. HELP facilitates the creation of new knowledge, and helps apply this knowledge by working directly with government and communities.
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research - the provincial support agency for health research in British Columbia. Established in 2001, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research is an independent, third-party organization that works to develop BC as a leading force in health research, supporting improvements to health, health care and economic opportunity.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)- NSERC is a federal agency whose vision is to help make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports some 26,500 university students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) - the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.
Research - Funding Agencies - United States