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Amon to Co-Direct Alana Down Syndrome Center

KI faculty member Angelika Amon will co-direct the new Alana Down Syndrome Center, which will be established at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory with a $28.6 million gift from the Alana Foundation. Amon's lab will bring its expertise in aneuploidy and chromosomal instability in cancer to the study of Down Syndrome, a condition characterized by extra genetic material from some or all of chromosome 21. Read more or watch a video.