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Aug 26, 2020, 14:17 ET Grey's Anatomy Star Caterina Scorsone And Spanish Model Marián Ávila To Receive GLOBAL's Prestigious "Quincy Jones Awards"

Today, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) announced two powerful women who will receive this year's Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy...


Jul 23, 2020, 12:00 ET Global Down Syndrome Foundation Awards Over $116K In COVID-19 Relief Grants To Over 140 Families & 42 Down Syndrome Orgs In Need

Today, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) will provide over $116,000 in COVID-19 Emergency Relief Global Grants (GLOBAL Grants). The grants ...


Jun 30, 2020, 16:52 ET Despite Coronavirus, Celebrities Sign Up In Full Force For GLOBAL's Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

Today, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) announced an impressive roster of dedicated celebrity supporters for its marquee Be Beautiful Be...


May 07, 2020, 08:00 ET Global Down Syndrome Foundation, National Down Syndrome Congress, & International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association Expand Collaborations

Today, Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL), the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), and the International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association...


Apr 09, 2020, 19:07 ET In The Face Of Ethical Aberrations In Several States Colorado Stands Strong Against Discrimination In COVID-19 Care

The Governor's Expert Emergency Epidemic Response Committee developed Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) after collaboration with experts and communities....


Mar 27, 2020, 13:58 ET National Down Syndrome Organizations Combine Efforts To Publish Q&A On COVID-19 And Down Syndrome

Today, an important Q&A on COVID-19 and Down syndrome was published by a consortium of national Down syndrome organizations: the Down Syndrome...


Mar 12, 2020, 15:30 ET Update on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) from the Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Global and our affiliates have received numerous inquiries about whether or not people with Down syndrome are more at risk than typical people when...


Feb 28, 2020, 10:00 ET Global Down Syndrome Foundation Announces Eight Grant Winners At The National DS Affiliates In Action Conference

Today, Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) announced eight new Global Self-Advocate Employment Initiative Grant winners at the national Down...


Oct 18, 2017, 17:43 ET Global Down Syndrome Foundation Thanks Congressional Leaders for Scheduling Hearing on the Importance of Down Syndrome Research and its Potential for Discoveries Across Major Diseases

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation thanked Chairman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) for scheduling a hearing on Down syndrome ...


Sep 21, 2016, 01:00 ET Global Down Syndrome Foundation Funds Landmark Research Showing Unequivocal Impact of Trisomy 21 on Interferon Signaling

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation has funded a landmark study led by renowned scientist, Dr. Joaquín Espinosa, Associate Director for Science at...


Oct 20, 2014, 08:47 ET JAMIE FOXX Supports Global Down Syndrome Foundation with ALEC BALDWIN, HELEN HUNT, LAURA DERN, JOHN C. McGINLEY & BEVERLY JOHNSON

WHAT: Global Down Syndrome Foundation organizes the annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show – the largest single fundraiser benefiting people...


Oct 14, 2014, 09:05 ET Alec Baldwin Supports Global Down Syndrome Foundation

WHAT: Global Down Syndrome Foundation organizes the annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show – the largest single fundraiser benefiting people...


Dec 03, 2010, 01:26 ET Global Down Syndrome Foundation, Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Co-Host first 'DOWN SYNDROME: National Conference on Patient Registries, Research Databases, and Biobanks'

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome, and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health...


Sep 15, 2010, 04:48 ET Rep. Patrick Kennedy Honored for His Dedication and Commitment as Co-Chair of the Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GDSF) today honored Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI.) for his work as a co-chair of the Congressional Down Syndrome...


Sep 13, 2010, 10:59 ET Actress and Super Model Kathy Ireland Available for Interviews on Wednesday, Sept. 15 in Washington to Discuss Need for More Research Into Down Syndrome

On Wednesday, September 15, Kathy Ireland, the actress and model, will be in Washington, DC participating in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation's...


Sep 13, 2010, 09:01 ET Celebrities, Administration Officials, Members of Congress Join in Honoring Rep. Patrick Kennedy for His Leadership on the Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus

The following is being released by the Global Down Syndrome Foundation: WHO: Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-Rhode Island) Supermodel Kathy Ireland Dr. Alan...