Long Island Celebrates!
3 days - 4 events - 4 locations!
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to 5 p.m., Hicksville
Sunday, March 17
2 p.m., Farmingdale
Wednesday, March 20
1:30 p.m., Mineola
5:30 p.m., Jericho
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details on each of the above activities and to register.
WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY
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February 28, 2019.
March 16, 1 to 5 p.m.
Awareness and Fundraising Fun Event
At Broadway Commons, N Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801
A project of Alexander's Angels Youth/Self-Advocate
Group in collaboration with the Broadway Commons
We raised awareness and also
raised funds for research
while rocking the extra
|Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m.
Wood Pallet Sign Fundraiser at The Main Event1815 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale,
We had lots of fun raising funds for research!
Wednesday, March 20,2019 at 1:30 p.m.
The Up of Down: An Insight
Into the World of Down SyndromeThree-hour Joint Provider Conference
with Alexander's Angels Inc. and NYU Winthrop Hospital NYU Winthrop Research and Academic Center Auditorium101 Mineola Boulevard, Mineola,
Speakers from a broad spectrum of specialties will highlight Down syndrome research progress A registration link will be provided soonScroll down for information on a celebration dinner to end the World Down Syndrome Day celebration
Dr. Roger Reeves, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Targeting the SHH Response Deficit to Improve Learning and Memory
Dr. William Mobley,
of California San Diego
TOPIC: Rethinking Alzheimer Disease in the Context of Down Syndrome
(Presenting via teleconference)
University of ColoradoAnchutz Medical Campus TOPIC: Deciphering the role of aberrant interferon signaling in Down syndrome |
Dr. Stefan Pinter, PhD
TOPIC: Gene dosage in cellular models of trisomy 21
Dr. William Bryson-Brockmann, PhD
NYU Winthrop Hospital
TOPIC: Common developmental
and behavioral issues of individuals with Down syndrome
Dr. Christopher Hartnick, M.D., M.S.
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
TOPIC: Review FDA approved study looking at the effect of Hypoglossal Nerve
Stimulation in treating children ages 10 to 21 with Down syndrome and significant Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
(presenting via teleconference)
Dr. Xiao-Fei Kong, MD, PhD
TOPIC: The Immune System in Down Syndrome
(introducing the speakers)
Jamie Bernstein Matthew Hoffman Katherine Giunta
Schaefer Brittany Schiavone
Click here to download Conference Brochure
REGISTRATION online is now closed. You may register on site
tomorrow at 1 p.m.
OUT!- Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!
Dinner featuring musician Sujeet Desai
Cafe, 399 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753
Don't miss it!
First musician with Down syndrome
to play at Carnegie Hall (2015)
Sujeet plays more than seven different instruments and
has travelled to 15 countries and to many of the 50 U.S. states to share his music.
He has been an ambassador,
among others, for Down Syndrome International (DSi), National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS),
and National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC).
DOWNrightART Exhibition of the works of artists with Down sydrome
established by Alexander's Angels in 2008.
And, Supporting Research on Down Syndrome
Down syndrome research is already shedding light upon Alzheimer's
disease, cognition, the immune system, and cancer. Thus, insight gained by these investigations, hold the potential
to significantly benefit not only those with Down syndrome, but the broader general population.