Ysgol Meddygaeth

Understanding schizophrenia

22 Gorffennaf 2014

Largest gene discovery helps kick-start new search for schizophrenia treatments.

Young girl writing at desk

CBT in school reduces childhood anxiety

15 Gorffennaf 2014

Introducing cognitive behavioural therapy in primary schools significantly reduces anxiety levels among 9-10 year olds.

Survival in blood cancer patients

New test predicts survival in blood cancer patients

8 Gorffennaf 2014

Findings could inform development of a prognostic test for other forms of cancer.

Baroness Ilora Finlay

Presidential honour

8 Gorffennaf 2014

Baroness Ilora Finlay elected new BMA President.

Academy of Medical Sciences

The Academy of Medical Sciences

7 Gorffennaf 2014

Baroness Ilora Finlay and Professor Julie Williams elected Academy Fellows.

China

Beating cancer

26 Mehefin 2014

Scientists head East in latest cancer fight.

Intellectual disability

Intellectual disability in children

23 Mehefin 2014

Could genetics offer new clues to understanding its cause and treatment?

Medical Research Council

Cardiff leads new £16M dementia fight

19 Mehefin 2014

Industry and academia unite in new approach to accelerate dementia research.

Professor Mike Owen

Knighthood for genetics pioneer

16 Mehefin 2014

Professor Mike Owen awarded knighthood in Queen's birthday honours.

Scientists decode worlds most complex human virus

Scientists decode world's most complex human virus

11 Mehefin 2014

Researchers from Cardiff and Harvard have provided the most detailed understanding to date of the world's most complex virus.

Medical breakthrough

Medical Breakthrough Award

2 Mehefin 2014

Bowel and prostate cancer research projects are joint-winners of Medical Breakthrough Award.

Bipolar BMJ Award

Bipolar education programme awarded

13 Mai 2014

BMJ Innovation in Healthcare prize secured.

Learned Society of Wales

7 Mai 2014

15 members of staff elected as Fellows.

Breakthrough unravels “big eater” cell

28 Ebrill 2014

Studies shed new light on how the cell type known as macrophages are programmed in tissues.

Young people

Improving mental health services for homeless people

25 Ebrill 2014

Technology Strategy Board rates Cardiff Knowledge Transfer Partnership as ‘outstanding’.

Virus

New vaccine hope for leading viral cause of birth defects

9 Ebrill 2014

Scientists discover novel defence mechanism to control a virus which affects around 50% of adults in the UK.

Professor Julie Williams

Cardiff leads largest ever Alzheimer’s study

4 Ebrill 2014

One million person study explores the combined influence of genetics and lifestyle in the development of Alzheimer’s.

Brain

Gene linked to low IQ

24 Mawrth 2014

Genetic screening could identify children at risk of low IQ development.

Radical new approach to training and retaining doctors in Wales

6 Mawrth 2014

New patient-focused curriculum to transform how doctors are trained.

The threat in a smile

27 Chwefror 2014

Novel therapy teaches abuse survivors not to fear kindness.