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Professor Simon Ward at the Eisteddfod

Eisteddfod 2018

18 September 2018

The Eisteddfod came to Cardiff Bay in 2018, and staff from the Medicines Discovery Institute took part in the celebration to share the Institute’s research.

Lab team

Funding win for breast cancer research

17 September 2018

Innovate UK backing for Cardiff and Cellesce

MRI brain scan

Huntington's disease starts in childhood

3 September 2018

Inherited gene that leads to Huntington’s causes changes in brain development from a young age

Rainbow flag

Student named as one of the most influential LGBT+ people in Wales

24 August 2018

A student from the School of Biosciences has been commended for their work addressing issues facing the LGBT+ community.

River meandering in Kinabatangan floodplain

Riverbank forest buffers could increase yields from oil palm plantations

23 August 2018

Preserving forest buffers along river banks could improve the long-term viability of oil palm plantations while maintaining conservation benefits.

Image of a baby with the mother's hand holding its hand

Father’s genes can impact motherly love

3 August 2018

Father’s genes influence quality of care a baby receives from their mother

Prostate scan

New genetic link for prostate cancer

12 July 2018

Discovering the mechanisms that underlie prostate cancer

orangutans

Rethinking the orangutan

28 June 2018

How 70,000 years of human interaction have shaped an icon of wild nature

water

Water security crisis requires ‘urgent action’

28 June 2018

Major forum to address ‘biggest danger facing the world over next decade’