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Scientists find way to create human stem cells with only 23 chromosomes, could revolutionize genetic research

BY DENIS SLATTERY, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 8:53 PM A scientific discovery unveiled Wednesday could revolutionize genetic research with new screening tools and therapies. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center, the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute and Hebrew University have found a way to create human stem cells with only 23

Cause of Regression in Individuals with Down Syndrome Identified

Individuals with regressive Down syndrome return to baseline functioning when treated for Catatonia Judith Miles found that Catatonia, a treatable disorder, may cause regression in patients with Down syndrome. May 12, 2015 By: Fran Webber COLUMBIA, Mo. – Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal disorder in America, can be complicated by significant deterioration in movement, speech

Mouse Study Offers Hope For Potential Down Syndrome Treatment

Red Orbit, by April Flowers ~ September 5, 2013 A new compound that dramatically bolsters learning and memory when given on the day of birth to mice with a Down syndrome-like condition has been identified by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The findings, published in Science Translational Medicine, shows

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