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

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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.

Modern examination in the hospital

What has neuroscience ever done for psychiatry?

19 July 2016

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

Epilepsy

Investigating new epilepsy treatments

16 June 2016

Researchers at Cardiff University’s School of Medicine are about to explore whether it’s possible to treat human temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) by transplanting immature neuron cells into the brain.

Adrian Harwood holding a cell culture

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.