DINOSAUR – Down syndrome and ImmuNOdeficiency and Systemic And mUltiorgan Responses

Dr. Dean Huggard is funded by the NCRC Clinical Research Fellowship scheme to undertake a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Eleanor Molloy and Dr. Derek Doherty (Trinity College Dublin).  In his PhD, Dean is working on the DINOSAUR study (Down syndrome and ImmuNOdeficiency and Systemic And mUltiorgan Responses) which aims to increase our understanding of the causes of altered immune responses in children with Down Syndrome. Dean recently published a paper titled “Altered Toll-Like Receptor Signalling in Children with Down Syndrome” in the journal “Mediators of Inflammation”(Pubmed). Read Dean’s plain English summary of the paper here.

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