Ysgol Meddygaeth

Healthy habits

Healthy habits reduce dementia risk

10 Rhagfyr 2013

35-year study confirms healthy habits reduce dementia risk

Ben Masterman

Medical student recognised for improving lives

20 Tachwedd 2013

Cardiff medical student recognised with Marsh Christian Trust Award

Professor Ian Jones

Psychiatric Academic Researcher of the Year

19 Tachwedd 2013

Professor Ian Jones receives accolade for being "model clinical academic psychiatrist"


Re-thinking cancer treatment

15 Tachwedd 2013

Trial to improve treatment in oesophageal cancer patients.

Jamie Roberts outside Main building, Cathays campus

Lions star Dr Jamie Roberts' guest lecture

11 Tachwedd 2013

Rugby ace and Cardiff alumni Dr Jamie Roberts returns from Paris to discuss the juggling act of elite sport and study.

Nicholas Topley & Matthias Eberl

New hope for dialysis patients as "immune-fingerprints" discovered

1 Tachwedd 2013

Body's immune response indicates type of infection and which antibiotics to use.


GPs prescribe antibiotics patients don't want

24 Hydref 2013

Clinicians too often incorrectly assume patients want antibiotics for acute cough leading to unnecessarily high rate of antibiotics.

International award for fertility researcher

18 Hydref 2013

Dr Michail Nomikos' research aims to help childless couples.

cancer death switch

Light triggers cancer death switch

16 Hydref 2013

Light pulses stimulate designer peptides to initiate a death pathway in cancerous cells.

Valerie O'Donnell

Understanding lipids

1 Hydref 2013

€3M to gain new understanding of the role fats play in heart disease and dementia.

Wen Jiang

'East meets West' in cancer fight

30 Medi 2013

Combining Chinese and Western medicine could lead to new cancer treatments.

Meena Upadhayaya

World scientists and clinicians convene to tackle developmental disorders

30 Medi 2013

Cardiff hosts the first international meeting on Neurofibromatoses and Rasopathies

Chris McGuigan

£14M to support 'drug hunters' in Wales

23 Medi 2013

Cash injection helps Cardiff lead drug discovery and development

Mothers of Africa

Mothers of Africa run in Cardiff

6 Medi 2013

University staff raising funds to help reduce maternal mortality rate in Africa.

Dr Daniel Smith & Dr Ian Jones

Beating bipolar disorder

16 Awst 2013

University developed tool goes free online

Prof Julie Williams

Chief Scientist for Wales

2 Awst 2013

Professor Julie Williams appointed new Chief Scientific Adviser to the Welsh Government.


Targeting melanoma

9 Gorffennaf 2013

Scientists open door to more targeted skin cancer treatment.


Challenging the necessity of anti-psychotic drugs

2 Gorffennaf 2013

Trial probes effectiveness of removing anti-psychotic medication in people with learning disabilities.

Lapses in clinicians' professionalism lead to patient suffering

1 Gorffennaf 2013

Study identifies lapses in professionalism behaviours by senior healthcare practitioners as contributing to decline in patient care

Jamie Roberts outside Main building, Cathays campus

Lions star Jamie Roberts graduates with medical honours

19 Mehefin 2013

Rugby ace graduates from School of Medicine after 8 years of study.