Researchers at the University of Kentucky are seeking to understand how aging in Down syndrome may affect a person's memory and thinking as they get older.
The goals of this project are to follow neurological, learning and memory changes in adults with Down syndrome as they age, to examine brain changes using MRI, and to measure blood biomarkers.
Who can join?
- Persons with Down syndrome age 25 and older with or without signs of Alzheimer's disease.
- Volunteers must be interested in participating in a multi-year research study.
Why should I join?
There will be no direct benefits to you from this research, however you can help us to better understand how memory and thinking change in persons with Down syndrome as they get older.
To see video of Down syndrome research participant view: https://youtu.be/AJ1ysRkPKHw