Newspaper article, The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2016, "Down Syndrome Is Thought to Hold Clues to Alzheimer's" by Amy Dockser Marcus. Read more.
The Conversation US, Inc. posted May 5 2015, "Studying Down syndrome might help us understand Alzheimer’s disease better." Read more.
UK Now University of Kentucky News, May 6, 2015, Two researchers from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have received a multi-million dollar grant renewal to unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and brain aging with the help of people with Down syndrome (DS). "Grant Funds Continued Study of Aging and Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome". Read more.
Newspaper article, The New York Times Opinion Pages, August 28, 2014, “The Truth About Down Syndrome” by Jamie Edgin and Fabian Fernandez. Read more.
“People with Down Syndrome Are Pioneers in Alzheimer’s Research” by Jon Hamilton, Your Health – Health news by NPR, August 25, 2014. Read more.
Magazine article. Slate, June 8, 2014, “How One Mother gave her Daughter with Down syndrome the best day of her life,” by David Rosenberg. Read more.
Magazine article. Keeneland Magazine, Summer 2014 issue, page 76-81, “Making a Difference. Battle for the Brain” by William Bowden. Read more.
Newsletter article. Brainstorms, Spring/Summer 2014 issue, “Sanders-Brown Research on Down Syndrome and Dementia.” Read more.
Newspaper story about Philadelphia 76ers sign a Pennsylvania teenager with Down Syndrome. Read more
CNN World report on Children with Down syndrome in Denmark. Read more
National Institute on Aging e-newsletter Connections article, "Researchers seek Alzheimer's clues in people with Down syndrome," August 25, 2013. Read more
WUKY Radio reporter, Brenna Angel, interviews a family participating in the Down syndrome research study and researcher, Dr. Frederick Schmitt. Read more
Channel 36 WTVQ – ABC February 9, 2013 Interview by Ian Preston. Read more
Newspaper article in the Lexington Herald Leader, August 21, 2011 UK doctors study link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's. Read more (PDF)
"Groundbreaking Down Syndrome National Poll: Americans want more funding," Summer 2011. Read more (PDF)
Community seminar at St. Mary’s Center, Middletown, KY, May 10, 2011, read more (pdf).
The University of Kentucky Down Syndrome, Aging and Alzheimer's Disease research study experts will talk about aging and Down syndrome, share news about current research, and answer your questions. Read more(pdf).
Radio interview on WUKY/NPR at the University of Kentucky. Host, Dr. Greg Davis interviews Drs. Elizabeth Head and Frederick Schmitt, principal investigators of the Down syndrome, Aging and Alzheimer's disease research study.
Community “Lunch ‘N Learn” Seminar, December 11, 2010 at Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati. Read more (pdf)