Computer simulation of granuloma formation caused by the disease, Leishmaniasis

Innovation through interdisciplinarity

The 2010 University of Science Engagement Celebration

Sharing our research with invited guests and the wider public

Department of Health, Whitehall

Informing policy through promoting health services research

Patient after treatment for African trypanosomiasis at Serere Health Centre Uganda

Building global partnerships

Child performing a task of sound localisation in loudspeaker 'Crescent of Sound'

Supporting the translation of innovative treatments and therapies into clinical practice

A researcher in the Bioscience Technology Facility

World-class research supported by world-class facilities

 The University of York is a recipient of the Institutional Strategic Support Fund award from the Wellcome Trust. The award offers financial support for universities to enhance institutional strategies for the biomedical sciences.

Chronic diseases and disorders affect the quality of life of billions worldwide.

C2D2 is an institution-wide 'virtual centre' for coordinating, promoting, supporting and maximising the benefit of interdisciplinary research and research-linked activities in the area of chronic diseases and disorders at the University of York.
Read more about C2D2

C‌2D2 @ York Festival of Ideas


C2D2 is delighted to once again be sponsoring the York Festival of Ideas. The theme of this year's Festival is 'Tick-Tock' and C2D2 is hosting a weekend of events/exhibitions/activities for the general public entitled 'Mysterious Minds and Bothersome Bodies' 11-12 June, plus additional events either side of this.


Some of the topics that will be explored are: the importance of safeguarding our mental health, new research into Alzheimer's, how our eyes work and how vision might be restored, and the therapeutic potential of music.


For full details of this year's programme, please visit the Festival of Ideas website

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Solving the mysterious handwriting of a medieval scribe

Posted on Wednesday 30 March 2016

C2D2 Research Fellow Deborah Thorpe offers her diagnosis

New effects of ketamine abuse uncovered

Posted on Saturday 19 March 2016

Research conducted by York biologists and part-funded by C2D2 has revealed how recreational ketamine abuse damages the bladder.

Academic to showcase award-winning medical equipment at London show

Posted on Saturday 19 March 2016

An award-winning piece of medical equipment which can help people with Parkinson’s control their condition was unveiled at a prestigious technology show.