Down Syndrome Clinical Studies

Clinical studies conducted by the Diagnostic Referral Service at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh investigate new and better methods to help physicians identify and diagnose Down Syndrome. Select a study to review a brief description and requirements. Parents or guardians of children who might be eligible are encouraged to inquire about enrollment. Contact information is listed at the end of each study. 

Thank you for exploring these opportunities and helping us to find cures and prevent childhood disease.

Clinical Studies

Down Syndrome and Amyloid Deposition, Adult Study

Natural History Of Amyloid Deposition In Adults With Down Syndrome

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Neurodegeneration in Aging Down Syndrome, Adult Clinical Study

Neurodegeneration in Aging Down Syndrome (NiAD)

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Down Syndrome Patients, Treatment with Inspire® Implant – Pilot Study

Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator in Adolescents and Young Adults with Down Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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