What’s the connection between Alzheimer’s and Down Syndrome?

A message from the National Institute on Aging... Many, but not all, people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s disease when they get older. Scientists are conducting basic studies, biomarker studies, and clinical trials to better understand why some people with…

Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome

Many, but not all, people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s disease when they get older. Scientists are conducting basic studies, biomarker studies, and clinical trials to better understand why some people with Down syndrome develop dementia while others do not,…