Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research Our story Our work Our people News and events Contact us More Our work The Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR) is a research hub which supports a wide range of specialist research groups. ICAHR research groups Academy of Primary Care The Academy of Primary Care aims to champion and cultivate the expertise needed for the redesign and delivery of the highest standards of primary care – locally, nationally and internationally. Maternal and Reproductive Health Our Maternal and Reproductive Health research group focuses on the psychosocial aspects of reproductive, maternal and sexual health, such as perinatal mental health and teenage pregnancy. Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre The Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre is a world-leading centre for multi-disciplinary research to help people reaching the end of their lives to access the best possible care and treatment. ICAHR affiliated research groups Cancer Research Group The Cancer Research Group fosters and promotes translational research on four main themes - imaging, tumour microenvironment, novel technologies and clinical studies. Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic group The Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic group delivers world-class research in clinical drugs trials, lifestyle research, biomedical research and applied research. Respiratory Research Group The Respiratory Research Group‘s interests include chronic cough, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis. SPARC Social and Psychological Aspects of Research into Long Term Conditions (SPARC) explores the everyday experience of people living with conditions such as dementia and multimorbidity. TRANSFORM programme The £4.9 million TRANSFORM programme, funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, aims to tackle health inequalities in the region where more people die from cancer than anywhere else in the UK. Vascular Research Group The Vascular Research Group is the hub of a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding and managing all aspects of wound care, and arterial and venous disease.