Hippocampal stem cells, which generate new neurons, growing in a dish in the lab

Schizophrenia: from new brain cells to the immune system

8 June 2017

Blog: Research Associate Dr Niels Haan unpacks role of neurogenesis and the immune system in schizophrenia.

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GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist Day 2017

8 June 2017

ECND brings together researchers from Cardiff, Bristol, Bath and Exeter Universities to discuss neuroscience.

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Psychosis: A journey of hope and discovery

6 June 2017

Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn to give public talk at University

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Research Fellow nominated as a Rising Star

26 May 2017

Womenspire awards scheme shortlists Research Fellow for engagement work and research into Huntington's disease.

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Perceptions of mental illness in the media

26 May 2017

Blog by PhD student Rachel Pass examines the complicated relationship between mental illness and the media.


Is choice of milk impacting your child’s IQ?

22 May 2017

Professor of Nutritional Medicine Margaret P Rayman explores iodine development in pregnant women.

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Exercising for your brain

19 May 2017

 Dr Jessica Steventon is investigating the relationship between exercise and the brain in relation to Huntington's disease.

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‘Hereditary HD gene cast a shadow over our lives’

19 May 2017

BRAIN Involve member Pam Thomas speaks out about her fears of inheriting and passing on Huntington's disease.

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Neuroimaging Huntington's disease

17 May 2017

Dr Hannah Furby explores the role of MRI research in Huntington's disease.

Dr Emma Yhnell, HD Research Fellow at NMHRI

Neuroscientist breaks down Huntington’s disease stigma

16 May 2017

Research Fellow Dr Emma Yhnell discusses overcoming challenges faced by HD patients.