News

  • Our work was highlighted by Arizona Governor Ducey on 3/21, as the capitol went blue for DS research.
  • In March, the MDD lab will be traveling to San Antonio to deliver a talk on sleep and display the new iPAD assessment to the researchers attending the Gatlinburgh conference. 
  • The MDD lab received a 1% score on an NIH RO1 (Edgin PI)! 
  • The MDD lab presented four talks at the International Conference on Memory in Budapest in July 2016!
  • Congratulations to fellow Caron Clark for her new faculty position at the University of Nebraska! 
  • In summer 2016, our invited commentary on clinical trials in Down syndrome was published in Lancet Neurology, covered by UK media here.
  • Our work on sleep and development was featured in the March 2016 issue of the Scientist Magazine
  • Congratulations to Stella Sakhon who received 2nd place for her presentation at the Graduate Student Showcase (category: Education) in Feb 2016!
  • MDD Honors Student Shivani Misra was selected as the NSCS outstanding senior! Congrats Shivani. 
  • MDD Honors Student Shivani Misra was profiled in the Arizona Daily Star Science Supplement.
  • In January 2016, Jamie Edgin joined the Science Advisory Board of the National Down Syndrome Society.
  • Goffedina Spano, the MDD lab's first graduate student (PhD expected 2016) has taken a postdoctoral position with Eleanor Maguire at the University College London! Congrats Dina.
  • In 2015 Dr. Edgin was elected a fellow of the Psychonomics Society.
  • Jamie Edgin was awarded the Inaugural David Cox "Rising Star" award in 2015 for her work on Down syndrome.
  • In 2014, MDD student (now lab staff) Bianca Demara (pictured below with Dr. Edgin and her mother) received the Neuroscience & Cognitive Science, Psychology, and Honors college outstanding senior awards.