Partner Organizations

The Human Trisome Project would not be possible without the critical support provided by our partner organizations and the generous people who lead them. Thank you!


Joaquin Espinosa

Joaquin Espinosa, Executive Director

The Crnic Institute is one of the only academic institutes in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Down syndrome research. It supports the largest geographical cluster of Down syndrome researchers in the world and is home of the Human Trisome Project.


Michelle Sie Whitten

Michelle Sie Whitten, President and CEO

Global Down Syndrome Foundation is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education, and advocacy.


Francis Hickey

Francis Hickey, Medical Director

The Sie Center provides the highest quality of comprehensive care to children with Down syndrome and support for their families. Its experts coordinate medical care, speech, physical and other therapies, and educational support in order to ensure the best possible care for each child.


Denver Health
Barry Martin

Barry Martin, Medical Director

The Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at Denver Health provides quality medical care to Colorado adults with Down syndrome, addressing both medical and behavioral health. The clinic operates on Wednesdays and is currently in a pilot phase, though its organizers hope to make it a permanent fixture at Denver Health.


Anna and John Sie

Anna and John J. Sie, Co-Trustees

The Anna and John J. Sie Foundation is the founding donor of the Linda Crnic Institute, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, and the Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome. It is a leader in funding organizations dedicated to improving the lives of people with Down syndrome.


Huntington Potter

Huntington Potter, Director

The Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is at the forefront of innovation in Alzheimer's disease research with a special focus on people with Down syndrome.


John J. Reilly

John J. Reilly, Dean

Dean Reilly contributes to The Human Trisome Project with leadership, scientific advice, and funding through the University of Colorado School of Medicine.