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Welcome to T21RS

Trisomy 21 Research Society (T21RS) is the first non-profit scientific organization of researchers studying Down syndrome, founded to promote basic and translational research on Down syndrome and to apply new scientific knowledge to develop improved treatments and cures.


Our main goals

  • To stimulate Down syndrome research

  • To facilitate interaction and collaboration between researchers

  • To announce Job Offers (see Research section)

  • To organize biennal T21RS International Conferences: Paris 2015; Chicago 2017

  • To harmonize protocols for (pre)clinical research

  • To support education and training of young researchers

  • To explain (recent) findings to the general public and to policymakers 

  • To promote the interaction between scientists, patient/family associations and companies

A more extensive description of our aims is provided here.


T21RS Membership is intended for scientists and clinicians studying Down syndrome. However, if you are not a scientist and do like to support our aims, you can become a T21RS Associate Member or donate via the 'Donate Now' button on the right. Many thanks!

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Why you should join T21RS:

  • Be part of a worldwide research network
  • Support DS research
  • Member benefits

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