WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Kan.) – co-chair of the Senate Down Syndrome Caucus – hosted a roundtable discussion on scientific advances in Down syndrome research with leaders in the Down syndrome advocacy and medical research communities. To mark the five-year anniversary of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) INCLUDE Project, which included resources for Down syndrome research, representatives from the National Institute of Child Health and Development, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation and the Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado joined Senator Moran to discuss the successes of the INCLUDE Project.

“Federal funding in medical research is an area of investment where we have seen incredible returns,” said Sen. Moran. “It was encouraging to hear from these participants about the progress we have made in biomedical and Down syndrome research. New research and development offers hope to millions of Americans, and I will continue to support these crucial efforts.”

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