Research Projects

The following section contains details of research projects that are currently being conducted in individuals with rare genetic syndromes and neurodevelopmental disorders.  The projects towards the top of the page are projects that are currently in need of participants.  Click on the project to read more about it and find out if you can take part.  At the bottom of the page you can find information about research projects that are ongoing that are no longer recruiting participants. These might be projects that have taken place within the last five years where results are currently being analysed or written up for publication.  Click on the project to read more about the progress of this project or to download preliminary results.

Current | Fragile X

Exciting New Research in Autism

A new research study investigating mental health in people with autism is being launched...

Current | Fragile X

Research into Behaviour, Emotion and Movement in Males with Fragile X Syndrome

Researchers at Coventry University and the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders are collaborating to...

Current | Fragile X

Communication Pilot

Measuring communication in genetic syndromes: A pilot study Researchers at the Cerebra Centre for...

Current | Fragile X

New Study Looking at Non-Compliance in Children

Researchers at the School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast are looking for parents and...

Current | Fragile X

PREDICTORS

PREDICTORS: Parent Resources for Decreasing the Incidence of Change Triggered Temper Outbursts  The team at...

Current | Fragile X

Social cognition and its relation to social development in Fragile X Syndrome, Cornelia de Lange Syndrome, Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder

This research is supported by the Leverhulme Trust   Background Recent research has investigated...

Archived | Cornelia De Lange

Decision making and executive function in Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Funded by the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation (UK and Ireland) from 2011 –...

Archived | Fragile X

Social impairment in fragile X syndrome

                                                  Funded by the ESRC and supported by the Fragile X Society...