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Registration is now closed.

If you have been sent a saliva "spitkit", please ensure you return this by 31st March 2024.

The 'Genetics of Stuttering Study' is now closed for recruitment. We are now analysing the data and will provide updates via this website and our social media channels!

Thank you to everyone who has taken part!

About the Study

Find out more about our study, including what we are trying discover, the scientists involved and how you can take part.

About Stuttering

Learn about the signs and symptoms of stuttering, what is known about the causes of stuttering and other useful resources.

Current Research

Find out about the latest in cutting edge stuttering research, as well as other new research from our team.

With thanks to the STAMMA Research Arena for their contribution.

News and Blog

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Want to contribute to cutting edge stammering research?

By Vicki Jackson | Feb 1, 2024

UK recruitment is open! We are looking for people from the UK who who have ever experienced stammering, to take volunteer for our international genetics study! Our study is aiming to uncover the genes that predispose individuals to stammering. This work could revolutionise future research into the causes, and biology of stuttering. We are also…


By Vicki Jackson | May 7, 2022

A personal perspective on stuttering by Sarah Horton, speech pathologist, PhD student and person who stutters.

New paper from the team: insights from the Australian arm of our study!

By Vicki Jackson | May 6, 2022

Insights into the everyday experiences of people who stutter We are very excited to share with you our recent paper: “Self-reported impact of developmental stuttering across the lifespan” in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. Through the Genetics of Stuttering Study, we are collecting a wealth of information from people who stutter (PWS), about the nature…

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The Genetics of Stuttering Study
Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychiatry Section
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH



Thank you to all participants!