Down Syndrome Research

Gifts to our Down syndrome program will support innovative research to develop new treatment approaches that improve quality of life and adaptive functioning, as well as research to understand more fully the biological causes and consequences of trisomy 21.

Gifts also will help support graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career scientists pursuing careers focused on research and clinical care in Down syndrome.


Michelle Tafoya

Director of Giving Programs

(916) 734-9117 (Phone)

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UC Davis
Office of University Development

UC Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-5270

Phone: (530) 754-4438
Fax: (530) 754-2294