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VIDEO: Do all people with Down syndrome get Alzheimer’s disease with Eric Doran, MS


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Do all people with Down syndrome get Alzheimer’s disease?


About the Speaker:

Eric Doran, MS, serves as manager for the UCI Down Syndrome Program, directed by Ira Lott, MD, professor emeritus of pediatrics and neurology. Mr. Doran holds a masters degree in genetic counseling and has extensive clinical and research experience working with people with Down syndrome and their family members for the past two decades. He has published numerous important research findings on the link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease.


Join us next month, September 4th, to learn about the role our immune system plays in Alzheimer’s disease with postdoctoral fellow and UCI MIND neuroscientist, Dr. Lindsay Hohsfield.

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