Carol Cronin

Carol Cronin is a longtime advocate and mom of three sons, including John Cronin of John’s Crazy Socks. She is the B2B Sales/Donations/Mama Bear at John’s Crazy Socks: “We’re Spreading Happiness”!

Paolo Cassano

Paolo Cassano is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Photobiomodulation at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Depression and Clinical Research Program. Since 2009, Dr. Cassano has led multiple studies on transcranial photobiomodulation with near-infrared light for anxiety and mood disorders. These groundbreaking projects have demonstrated preliminary efficacy of near-infrared light […]

Jaclyn Ford

Jaclyn Ford, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department at Boston College and a member of the Boston College Consortium for Translational Research on Learning and Memory. For the past decade, her research has utilized behavioral and neuroimaging methods to understand memory changes in older adults with and without early […]

Nelly Pitteloud

Dr. Pitteloud is an endocrinologist with specialty training in reproductive endocrinology. She is also a translational researcher, and her focus has been on the genetics of rare endocrine disorders. Presently, she is Head of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Pediatric Endocrinology at the CHUV and serves as the chair of a European consortium of clinicians, […]

Julie A. Moran

Dr. Moran is a board-certified geriatrician/internist specializing in older adults with intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD). Dr. Moran is an attending physician for the specialty inpatient unit at Tewksbury Hospital serving adults with I/DD and also runs a busy statewide outpatient consultation service for older adults with I/DD through the support of the Massachusetts Department […]

Sue Levine

Sue Levine received her masters degree in Child Development and Family Relations from the University of Connecticut. She is the social worker and early intervention administrator at FRA, a private, non-profit agency in New Jersey which provides services to individuals with disAbilities throughout the life span. Sue has spent her entire professional career working with […]

Anna Fedewa

Anna Fedewa is the Manager of Public Policy for the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) where she manages a federal policy portfolio of issues that affect individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities, including economic and financial security policy issues. Anna also works to connect members of the community to public policy through grassroots initiatives. […]

Hampus Hillerstrom

Hampus Hillerstrom is President and CEO of LuMind RDS Foundation since September 2017, after serving on the board of directors for three years, including one year as Vice-Chair. Previously, he co‐founded Proclara Biosciences in 2007, a company developing a novel approach for treating Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other protein misfolding diseases, and, he served as EVP […]

Errol Mortimer

Dr. Mortimer is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who has been working at UMass for almost 28 years. He grew up and trained in Montreal, Canada, then did fellowships at Brown University in Providence, RI and in Baltimore MD where he developed a greater interest in congenital and genetic conditions. Along with his colleagues at UMass, […]

Alberto Costa

Dr. Costa is Clinical Professor at the Department Psychiatry and Research Professor at the Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For the past 26 years, Dr. Costa has been investigating the pathophysiology of the neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative components of Down syndrome with emphasis on preclinical and clinical pharmacological […]