Spring Research Conference

The Down Syndrome Center at Emory is working with the NDSS to host several Research Awareness Weekends throughout the United States. We are excited to announce that the very first one will be here in Atlanta on April 18th in conjunction with DSAA! RSVP here by April 10, 2015.


The event will provide both clinical information and research updates to families while having research opportunities available as well.  The seminar will take place Saturday morning and families will be able to sign up for research time slots Saturday afternoon.  The tentative agenda can be found by clicking through, or for more information email us at [email protected].


9:00-9:15       Registration and continental breakfast

9:15-9:20       Welcome

9:20-9:40       Dr. Sonja Rasmussen "Down Syndrome: Perspectives of a Sibling and Medical Researcher"

9:40-10:00     Dr. Jerry Wu “Development and early intervention in children with Down syndrome”

10:00-10:20   Cardiologist TBD

10:20- 10:40  Break with snacks

10:40-11:00   Endocrinologist TBD

11:00-11:20   Dr. Melissa Statham, Atlanta Children's ENT

11:20-11:40   Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, GI Care for Kids

11:40-12:00   Break

12:00-12:30    Q&A panel with presenters

12:30 p.m.       Closing remarks from NDSS