The goal of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, a recognised public interest organisation, is to continue the work to which Professor Jérôme Lejeune, discoverer of Down syndrome, devoted his life:
medical research on genetic diseases with intellectual disability, receiving and treating children and adults with Down syndrome or other genetic defects of intelligence
in offering specialised medical consultation treating all their pathologies linked to their disease
the defence of life, the respect for the patient's dignity, with a constant ethical focus and active solidarity, from the beginning of life until death.
At the heart of the debate and concrete action between science and conscience, the Lejeune Foundation intervenes on all bioethical questions with an expertise recognised by the international community of researchers.
of actions conducted by the Foundation are financed by your gifts.