CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a acquired a virtually $29 million reward the college says shall be used to boost analysis and enhance the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.
MIT in an announcement Wednesday stated the $28.6 million reward from the Brazil-based Alana Foundation to determine the Alana Down Syndrome Center will mix the experience of scientists and engineers in an effort to extend understanding of the biology and neuroscience of Down syndrome.
The middle and an related technology-development program will work to speed up the technology, growth, and medical testing of novel interventions and applied sciences into the dysfunction.
The Alana Foundation is a nonprofit began by Ana Lucia Villela and Marcos Nisti, of Sao Paulo, Brazil, who’ve a daughter with Down syndrome.