CLINICAL SESSION 2: Health co-morbidities in children with Down syndrome

Child/developmental subcommittee: Stephanie Sherman (Emory University, USA) – co-chair; Stefano Vicari (Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital, IT) – co-chair, Cecile Cieuta-Walti (Institut Jerome Lejuene, FR), Brain Skotko (Massachusetts General Hospital, USA), Julie Korenberg (University of Utah, USA), Silvia Sacco (Institut Jerome Lejuene, FR), Rafael de la Torre (IMIM-Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, SP), Jamie Edgin (University of Arizona, USA), Stefania Veltri (IT) ), Andre Strydom (King’s College, London, UK), Maria Stanley (University of Wisc, USA), Floriana Costanzo (Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital, IT)

  • 09:00 – 09:30 Registration / coffee
  • 09:30 – 10:00 Welcome; Overview of Medical Research in Down Syndrome. Stephanie Sherman (Emory University, USA)
  • 10:00 – 10:35 Medical comorbidities of childhood and their potential impact on cognition and development. George Capone (Kennedy Krieger Institute, USA)
  • 10:35 – 10:50 Break
  • 10:50 – 11:25 Psychiatric comorbidities of childhood/adolescents and their association with cognitive impairment. Stefano Vicari (Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, IT)
  • 11:25 – 12:00 Interventions from early childhood to adolescents–how we can help. Rafael de la Torre Fornell, (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, SP)
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Panel: Q/A and discussion
Developmental Clinical committee event
Developmental Clinical committee event