Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute

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

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Emma Yhnell

Charles Darwin Award Lecture

25 June 2018

Dr Emma Yhnell chosen for Charles Darwin Award Lecture


Potential treatment for genetic form of autism

25 June 2018

Researchers discover promising treatment for genetic form of autism spectrum disorder

Professor Heather Stevens, founding trustee of The Waterloo Foundation and Professor Amanda Kirby, University of South Wales

Dyspraxia- the Cinderella of developmental disorders

4 June 2018

Professor Amanda Kirby, from the University of South Wales, delivered a Public Lecture discussing Developmental Co-ordination Disorder

Adrian Harwood holding a cell culture


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.