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

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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

Dictyostelium discoideum

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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What has neuroscience ever done for psychiatry?

19 July 2016

Professor Jeremy Hall blogs about the relationship between neuroscience and psychiatry.

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Study

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

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Research

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