Down Syndrome Archives

Circle K Raises $5.3 Million for UCP of Central Arizona

Armando Contreras, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona
by in Featured | Nonprofit

Through fundraising efforts at local stores and events throughout the State of Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada, Circle K employees, customers and vendors generously helped raise over $5.3 million for UCP of Central and Southern Arizona, and Opportunity Village in Las Vegas, Nevada.    The funds donated support the organizations’ mission to help children and adults… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation Offers Grants

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The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation Offers Grants

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The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services… Read More →

BIO5-TGen collaboration targets Alzheimer’s disease

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by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

BIO5 Oro Valley today announced a collaboration with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to develop new therapies for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. BIO5 Oro Valley co-Director and University of Arizona College of Pharmacy medicinal chemist Dr. Christopher Hulme’s collaborative effort with TGen Assistant Professor Dr. Travis Dunckley will focus on… Read More →

PCH opening Down Syndrome Clinic

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by in Business News | Healthcare

Phoenix Children’s Hospital will announce the opening of Arizona’s first and only Down Syndrome Clinic at a press conference that will be held at the hospital between noon and 1 pm on Thursday, March 21. Patients, families and physicians will be available for interviews. A light lunch will be served. Last year, 160 babies were… Read More →

Barrow Launches Novel Clinical Trial For Down Syndrome Patients

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by in Healthcare

Physicians at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center are conducting a novel research study to evaluate a medication that could improve intellectual function in young adults with Down syndrome. Participants for the clinical trial are currently being recruited. “To my knowledge, this is the first trial of its kind,” says Benjamin… Read More →