Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute

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

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Prepare for Brain Games 2018

23 January 2018

Our annual Brain Games event is back with a vengeance at Cardiff Museum (11am-4pm) on Sunday 18 March.

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Workshop on schizophrenia and related disorders

12 January 2018

Applications are now open for the course, which takes place on 6-13 June 2018 in the USA.

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Landmark research in Huntington’s disease

9 January 2018

A major step forward has been made in the quest to find a therapy for Huntington’s disease.

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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.