World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is meant to spread global awareness of Down Syndrome which is caused by triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome. Down syndrome is a rare chromosomal mutation that has has a significant impact on the affected person as well as the people around them. Being a genetic disorder, Down syndrome is observed in populations regardless of racial, gender and socio-economic lines.
Bentham Science journals publish papers that present research on this particular disease. Here are some articles covering Down Syndrome:
- Transient Abnormal Myelopoiesis in Down’s Syndrome – A Diagnostic Dilemma
- The Akt-mTOR Pathway in Down’s Syndrome: The Potential Use of Rapamycin/Rapalogs for Treating Cognitive Deficits
- Adaptive Behavior in Williams-Beuren Syndrome, Down Syndrome, and Autism Spectrum Disorder
To view more articles, please visit: Current Pediatric Reviews