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Huntington's disease Research Fellow included in list of Welsh women at forefront of scientific innovation

13 February 2017

Dr Emma Yhnell has been included in a list of Welsh women who are at the forefront of scientific innovation

Can genetics find a cure for autism

Genes responsible for extinguishing fearful memories are mutated in schizophrenia

18 January 2017

A new study published in Molecular Psychiatry suggests that only a specific component of associative memories is affected in schizophrenia.

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Dr Michael Merzenich to deliver annual public lecture

13 January 2017

Dr Michael Merzenich will be delivering this year’s Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience.

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The Hodge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Immunology

29 November 2016

£1m Hodge Foundation investment unites University experts

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Engagement case study: Dr Emma Yhnell

22 November 2016

Dr Emma Yhnell discusses the importance of engagement to her work

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Cubs becoming neuroscientists for a night

13 November 2016

Scientists at the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute welcome young members of 1st St Mellons Scout group.

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£4.3m to boost UK research base in dementia

2 November 2016

Cardiff University receives MRC Momentum Award

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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.