Become a Member

The UMass Medical School IDDRC offers a range of supports for investigators studying topics of relevance to intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Benefits of membership

  • Unique and/or discounted access to IDDRC Core Services
  • Access to research populations appropriate for IDD research
  • Information provision and service coordination
  • Research mentorship program for IDDRC members
  • New program development opportunities

Current IDDRC member investigators 

Current IDDRC members include a broad range of biomedical, biobehavioral, and behavioral scientists drawn from UMass Medical School’s basic and clinical science departments, including: 

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Cell Biology
  • Family Medicine and Community Health
  • Medicine
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Neurobiology
  • Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Microbiology and Phsyiological Systems
  • Psychiatry

How to become a member

  • Advance discussion with IDDRC Director recommended.
  • Submit an NIH-style biosketch via email.
  • Submit an abstract of an externally or internally funded project addressing one or more topics of relevance.