Aging in Down Syndrome: Latest Clinical Advances and Prospects

Martini, Alessandra CAlldred, Melissa JGranholm, Ann-Charlotte


This review of research was put together to present a comprehensive view of aging in people with Down syndrome. Many consider DS to be a form of accelerated aging or that people with DS are more prone to age-related disorders generally. The authors of this review hope that advancements of treatment of age-related disorders in people with Down syndrome will become more common and achievable.


Down syndrome (DS), or trisomy 21, is the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability [...].


Intellectual Disability