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Research Article

Prenatal Treatment Prevents Learning Deficit in Down Syndrome Model

  • Maddalena Incerti mail,

    maddalena.incerti@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milano-Bicocca, Ospedale S. Gerardo, Fondazione MBBM, Monza, Italy

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  • Kari Horowitz,

    Affiliations: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut, Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Robin Roberson,

    Affiliation: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Daniel Abebe,

    Affiliation: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Laura Toso,

    Affiliation: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Madeline Caballero,

    Affiliation: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Catherine Y. Spong

    Affiliation: Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050724

About the Authors

Maddalena Incerti, Kari Horowitz, Robin Roberson, Daniel Abebe, Laura Toso, Madeline Caballero, Catherine Y. Spong
Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Maddalena Incerti
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milano-Bicocca, Ospedale S. Gerardo, Fondazione MBBM, Monza, Italy
Kari Horowitz
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut, Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: maddalena.incerti@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MI LT CYS. Performed the experiments: MI KH RR LT DA MC. Analyzed the data: MI KH LT CYS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MI LT RR DA CYS. Wrote the paper: MI KH CYS.