Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research

Investigating the effects of music therapy intervention for children and adults in neurorehabilitation after brain injury, and for people with dementia.

There are a number of models that influence music therapy practice in neuro-rehabilitation, with the primary aim of helping people to restore their functioning to their levels prior to brain injury.

In the case of degenerative diseases such as dementia, music therapy seeks to improve quality of life by maintaining people's current level of functioning for as long as possible.

At CIMTR, our research seeks to strengthen evidence on the clinical practice of music therapy, and its specific neurophysiological and behavioural impact on the brain-injured population.