This site provides [1] information on Down syndrome, [2] raw data and supplementary information for Mao et al. (Genomics 2003 May, 81(5)) "Global up-regulation of chromosome 21 gene expression in the developing Down Syndrome brain" (pdf) and [3] raw and supplementary data for Mao et al. (2005), "Role of gene expression in the developing human Down syndrome brain and heart" (pdf)


Links to Down Syndrome Societies and Associations

§ National Down Syndrome Society
§ National Down Syndrome Congress
§ Down's Syndrome Association of the UK
§ European Down Syndrome Association
§ Directory of Down Syndrome Sites
Links to Chromosome 21 web resources
Approach § Human chromosome 21 launchpad at Oak Ridge National Lab
§ National Library of Medicine, Genetics Home Reference
§ Human chromosome 21 gene expression atlas in the mouse
§ Human chromosome 21 links page (University of Geneva)
Links Links to laboratories and researchers

§  Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis, University of Geneva
§  Dr. George Capone, Kennedy Krieger Institute
§  Dr. David FitzPatrick, MRC, Edinburgh
§  Drs. Katheleen Gardiner, Alberto Costa, and David Patterson, Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, University of Denver
§  Dr. Julie Korenberg, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
§  Dr. Marie-Claude Potier, ESPCI, Paris
§  Dr. Roger Reeves, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
§  Dr. Stephanie Sherman, Emory University
§  Dr. Jeffrey Taub, Children's Hospital of Michigan
§  Dr. Kazuhiro Yamakawa, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama
§  Dr. Marie-Laure Yaspo, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

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Last updated: December 30, 2005.