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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.

Rorschach image

Mental health blog

14 June 2016

University launches new blog, providing constructive debate about mental health issues

Professor Jack Price

Speaker hailed 'First Class' at Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience

10 June 2016

Professor Jack Price delivered a thought provoking public lecture on neurodiversity, posing the question ‘Can we model human development in a dish?’

Photograph of Dr Jessica Steventon

Jessica Steventon awarded British Science Association Media Fellowship

26 May 2016

NMHRI Research Fellow awarded a Media Fellowship by the British Science Association.

Brain cells in dish

Speaker announced for the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience

9 May 2016

Professor Jack Price will deliver his talk 'Neurodiversity and autism: Can we model human development in a dish?'

Celebrating Excellence award trophies

NMHRI technician nominated for University's Excellence Awards

22 October 2015

NMHRI Research Technician Craig Joyce nominated for an Excellence Award.

Photograph of Nick Clifton presenting at the Cognitive Neuroscience breakout session

GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist Day 2015

19 October 2015

This year's GW4 Early Career Neuroscientist Day brought together 116 postgraduates and post-doctoral researchers for a day of talks, posters and networking

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.