The Cambridge Intellectual & Development Disabilities Research Group at the University of Cambridge, established with a grant from The Health Foundation, is part of the Section of Developmental Psychiatry in the Academic Department of Psychiatry. In partnership with colleagues, we are also leading one of the clinical research themes (Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage) in one of the NIHR's CLAHRCs (Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care). The new CLAHRC, which is a renewal of the previous CLAHRC for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, has been expanded across the six counties of the Eastern region with additional academic partners at the Universities of East Anglia and Hertfordshire, and is referred to as the NIHR CLAHRC East of England.

This website describes us and our work, presents our research and publications, and sets out our aims and objectives. Learn more about us.

Achievements and Future Directions

The achievements we have made since the Health Foundation awarded a grant to establish The Health Foundation Chair in Learning Disabilities at the University of Cambridge.

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Postgraduate and Undergraduate research opportunities within the CIDDRG


NIHR CRN: Mental Health scientific meeting award for service user involvement

April 1, 2015

Each year, NIHR CRN: Mental Health makes an award for a study that has received its support and is judged…

Continuation of study

January 19, 2015

We are happy to announce that we have reached our recruitment target. Thank you so much to all the volunteers…

Final call!

May 7, 2014

The dementia in Down’s syndrome study has now arrived at a very exciting and important point in its life! Lots…

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