Taking new discoveries and translating them into greater understanding and diagnosis of mental illness.

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NMHRI team take on the Cardiff Half Marathon in support of MQ

29 September 2016

A group of staff at the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI) are aiming to raise money for MQ by running the Cardiff Half Marathon 2016, sponsored by Cardiff University.

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Dr Emma Yhnell to lead a study into computer-based cognitive training for people with Huntington’s disease

31 August 2016

Dr Emma Yhnell awarded a three-year fellowship to investigate a possible therapeutic intervention for people with Huntington’s disease

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We’re holding an amoeba Olympics to uncover the mechanisms behind human diseases

17 August 2016

Dr Amy Baldwin shares how she and her colleagues are using dictyostelium discoideum to study the processes of human health.

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Find out more about our four year PhD programme, supported by the Wellcome Trust.

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Our research aims to tackle the psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders that are major causes of death and disability.