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

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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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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.