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


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…

We’re Half Way There!

January 22, 2014

We’re now half way through our four year research project! The last two years have been very exciting. Tiina and…

Participant feedback

December 9, 2013

We have received some very nice feedback from our volunteers recently,  we are really pleased that everyone is enjoying the experience! “Thank you for…

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