Dr. Capone attended college at Wesleyan University and worked as a research assistant at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston before obtaining his medical degree from the University of Connecticut in 1983. After a residency and fellowship in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Dr. Capone came to Baltimore in 1988 to pursue a fellowship in neurobiology research at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Capone currently serves as the director of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center (DSCRC) and is an attending physician on the institute’s comprehensive rehabilitation unit.
Dr. Capone will speak during the breakout session entitled: Common Medical Conditions in Adults with Down syndrome during our inaugural 2018 NDSS Adult Summit on Monday April 9, 2018 from 10:45am – 11:45am in Arlington, Virginia. This session will address the medical conditions that should be watched out for, addressed and treated through the life span of adults with Down syndrome.