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Jane Hodge fellows appointed

10 August 2015

The Jane Hodge Foundation is supporting the creation of the Jane Hodge Neuroscience Research Fellows Programme here at the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute at Cardiff University. 

Can genetics find a cure for autism

Can genetics find a 'cure' for autism?

10 August 2015

We live in an age of genetics. Major genetic success stories such as breakthroughs in treating cystic fibrosis and breast cancer inspire hope that it can one day provide a cure for all ills.

Winner of the President's Poster Prize at BAP

5 August 2015

Our very own Wellcome Trust PhD Researcher, Lucy Sykes, scooped the President's Poster Prize this year at the British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP) summer meeting in July.

Scientists identify that memories can be lost and found

4 August 2015

A team of scientists believe they have shown that memories are more robust than we first thought.

Cardiff study shows how early genetic events affect later risk for mental illness

3 August 2015

The breakthrough has revealed a vulnerable period in the early stages of the brain’s development that researchers hope can be targeted for future efforts in reversing schizophrenia.

Picture of the speakers at the NMHRI and TWF research day

Research day a success

15 July 2015

The NMHRI were honoured to host a research conference day highlighting many of its projects which have been supported by The Waterloo Foundation.

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Brain scans reveal link between physical abuse and psychotic symptoms in borderline personality disorder

24 June 2015

A team of scientists from Cardiff University and the University of Edinburgh have found that childhood physical abuse may increase psychotic symptoms later in life.

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NMHRI hold science club event for primary school

17 June 2015

The NMHRI hold science club for primary school

Research Special Hafal 2015

Professor Jeremy Hall talks exclusively to Hafal about mental health

27 May 2015

Read interviews from Wales' mental health and social care research leaders

A picture of a speech given by Professor Jeremy Hall, at the inauguration of  Professor Heather Stevens CBE

Neuroscience meets the High Sheriff

14 April 2015

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI) were honoured to have the opportunity to present their work at the Inauguration of Professor Heather Stevens as High Sheriff of South Glamorgan.