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Linda Crnic Institute


The Crnic Institute is led by two renown investigators in the worlds of p53 biology and Alzheimer's disease who work tirelessly each day to accelerate our mission.

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Joaquin Espinosa, PhD

Executive DirectorLinda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome

Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Anna and John J. Sie Chair in Genomics

Director, The Functional Genomics Facility


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Huntington Potter, PhD

Director, Alzheimer’s Disease ProgramLinda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome

Kurt N. and Edith von Kaulla Memorial Professor of Neurology​

Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Neurology

Director, Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center