Genetics of Learning Disability (GOLD)

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Cambridge Institute for Medical Research - part of the University of Cambridge working to understand the molecular mechanisms of disease


University of Cambridge - one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres

  East Anglian Medical Genetics Service - based at Addenbrookes Hospital, it provides a diagnostic, counselling and research service for genetic diseases


British Society for Human Genetics - an independent body representing UK Human Genetics Professionals

  Centre for Family Research - a research centre at the University of Cambridge whose interests cover parents, children and family relationships

  Genetic Interest Group - national umbrella organisation for those affected by genetic disorders

  Contact a Family Directory - umbrella group listing many UK patient support groups

  Syndromes Without A Name - a support group for families of children with an undiagnosed condition

  Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS) - provides advice and support to help patients, families and their carers.

  Action Medical Research - an independent medical research charity specialising in children's health


The Wellcome Trust - an independent charity funding research to improve human and animal health


The Medical Research Council - a publicly funded organisation dedicated to improving human health


The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute - genome research institute funded by the Wellcome Trust


Greenwood Genetic Centre - a nonprofit institute in South Carolina USA, providing clinical genetic services, laboratory testing, education programs and research in the field of medical genetics