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 | Prader-Willi

Three new exciting research studies in Prader-Willi syndrome from Belfast University

Three new research projects are being conducted by Kate Woodcock at Belfast University.  The...

Current | General

Self-injurious behaviour in non-verbal children

Background Self-injurious behaviour in non-verbal children, such as head banging, face slapping and self-biting,...

Current | Cornelia De Lange

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...