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Understanding and treating the cognitive dysfunction of Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease

Philadelphia, PA, March 1, 2012 – Down syndrome (DS) is the most common genetic disorder in live born children arising as a consequence of a chromosomal abnormality. It occurs as a result of having three copies of chromosome 21, instead of the usual two. It causes substantial physical and behavioral abnormalities, including life-long cognitive dysfunction that can range from mild to severe but which further deteriorates as individuals with DS age.
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