Human Trisome Project

Primary Objective

Designed to be the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, The Human Trisome Project will help us understand why individuals with Down syndrome (caused by trisomy of chromosome 21) are protected from some medical conditions, such as cancer, while highly predisposed to others, such as Alzheimer's disease and autoimmune disorders.

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Child to Adult


Individuals with and without Down syndrome ages 6 months - 89 years

Type of Study

Basic Science


Childrens Hospital Colorado
Outpatient CTRC
University of Colorado Hospital

Principal Investigator
Photograph of Joaquin Espinosa,  PhD

Joaquin Espinosa, PhD

Study ID

Protocol Number: 15-2170

More information available at NCT02864108

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