MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics

The MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (MRC CNGG) brings together world-leading researchers to investigate the major causes of mental health problems.

Established in 2009, we are Wales' first MRC Centre and the largest psychiatric genetics group in the UK.

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Themes

Our research themes cover a wide range of psychiatric, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, and provide a focus for our world-leading research.

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Take part in research

There are a whole range of studies and projects at the Centre that you can be a part of, with opportunities for people with or without personal experience of mental health conditions.

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Public engagement

We aim to engage with the public about the real-world impact of our research, and provide opportunities for two-way communication.

Latest news

Olga Eyre

Cardiff researcher wins child psychiatry research award

1 June 2018

Cardiff researcher wins first prize for study into the links between childhood irritability and other psychiatric conditions.

Director of NMHRI, Jeremy Hall, networking

Mental Health Industry Day

31 May 2018

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute’s (NMHRI) and MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics co-host a mental health industry day

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Science funfair coming to DEPOT Cardiff

31 May 2018

Roll up, roll up! MRC CNGG to take over DEPOT Cardiff with a science-themed funfair!

About

We use our clinical, genomic, statistical and bioinformatic expertise to tackle the challenges posed by psychiatric, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, with the aim of informing better diagnosis and treatment for the future.

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