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2014-04-09 08:29:15

PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 5, 2014, the 20(th) anniversary of the death of Dr. Jerome Lejeune was marked with great celebration in Paris. Dr. Jerome Lejeune died there on April 3, 1994. To his family and "little ones" - as he always called his patients affected by Down syndrome - he was a remarkable man of science who was motivated by a profound love for those he served. He was a father of 5 who dedicated his life to his family, and to the service of his...

2013-09-18 23:30:11

The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, the world's largest private funder of research into genetic intellectual disability, announces the US portion of it's funding in the first cycle of 2013. Total international funding by the foundation in this cycle is $1.1 million to researchers working in 8 countries. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, USA’s Scientific Advisory Board has selected 5 U.S. researchers for funding in its first funding...

2013-09-12 23:02:07

The Jerome Lejeune Foundation congratulates Dr. Reeves for his research on the use of sonic hedgehog pathway agnoist in transgenic mice to normalize growth of the cerebellum is one more development in the acceleration of research in Down syndrome. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The Jérôme Lejeune Foundation welcomes the results obtained by Professor Roger Reeves, recipient of the 2012 Sisley-Jérôme Lejeune Prize, recently published in the journal, Science...

2013-07-24 23:24:55

The media has recently been filled with headlines proclaiming that Down syndrome has been “cured”. These statements are not accurate, but that is not to say the findings are without significance. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The media has recently been filled with headlines proclaiming that Down syndrome has been “cured”. Down syndrome, or trisomy 21, is the most common survivable chromosomal abnormality and is caused by the presence at conception of a third copy of...

2013-03-20 23:00:40

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day. The Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, USA is proud to join with disability advocacy associations from 11 nations in an international campaign to say together: Down Syndrome - So What! http://www.downsyndrome-sowhat.eu Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, USA is proud to join with disability advocacy associations from 11 nations (Spain, Portugal, Croatia, the United-Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Poland,...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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