A study of hippocampus-dependent declarative memory in people with DS

Researchers: Centre de Regulació Genòmica with FCSD assistance.

Principal researcher: M. Dierssen, CRG researcher. FCSD study coordinator: M. Peralta, director of psycho-educational services.

The purpose of this study is to look into potential abnormalities in specific areas of memory and how they relate to functional brain structures by using a visual-spatial memory test and measuring cholinergic system biomarkers in the blood.