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

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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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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.