Tuesday, 16 September 2008

The Lancet: Shift in priorities for Down's syndrome research needed

The Lancet, Volume 372, Number 9641, 6 September 2008, "World Report" article, by Kelly Morris, discusses where research funding into aspects of Down syndrome is going, and whether current priorities are the most appropriate.

People are living longer with Down's syndrome, yet a paucity of research exists, say many experts. Tensions between funding different aspects of research have divided the field, but several new initiatives are now underway, which might also prove useful in other disorders. Kelly Morris reports.

The full text of the article is available here (requires free registration).

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