Registration is open for the XVI International Conference Barcelona Down

Intellectual disability and cognitive impairment in Down syndrome. From birth to old age.

The Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down organizes the XVI International Conference Barcelona Down, that will be held in Barcelona, 26 to 27 November, with the aim of reflecting and giving a comprehensive view on intellectual disability and cognitive impairment associated with Down syndrome.

 More information, registration form and poster registration.

The effects of EGCG, a substance found in green tea

The medical and scientific committee of the Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down (FCSD) believes that, despite the promising results of the study carried out on green tea, there is not yet sufficient evidence to warrant its widespread use in adults with Down syndrome. In accordance with the European Medicines Agency (EMA), its consumption is not recommended for children under the age of 18.

Now you can get your t-shirts in support of the Foundation!

Erik Nitsch, who takes part in our “Use Your Mornings” program and has previously won art competitions, designed the adult model. Gusti Rosemffet, illustrator and author of the book “Maliko y papá” came up with the illustration for the children’s t-shirt.