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Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics

We bring together world-leading researchers to investigate the major causes of mental health problems.

We use our clinical, genomic, statistical and bioinformatic expertise to tackle the challenges posed by psychiatric, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, with the aim of informing better diagnosis and treatment for the future.

Learn more about the Centre, our aims and the impact of our research.

We have active research projects in psychosis and major affective disorders, developmental disorders and neurodegenerative disorders.

Learn more about our engagement with communities affected by the conditions we study, schools, industry and the third sector.

Our annual Summer School in brain disorders research aims to educate and inspire the researchers and clinicians of the future. Find out more and apply for a place today.

Our Child and adolescent psychiatry team works to conduct high quality research into neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health problems in young people.

Latest news

Imprinted genes in the ‘parenting hub’ of the brain determine if mice are good parents

25 October 2023

A Cardiff University study aimed to confirm how imprinted genes play a role in parenting in mice.

Attendees of the Born in Bradford 2023 festival

Looking back on 'Born in Bradford' Festival 2023

22 August 2023

LINC project Research Associate Dr Ioanna Katzourou writes of her experience attending this year's Born in Bradford Festival

CNGG Summer School in Brain Disorders Research Class of 2023 outside the Hadyn Ellis Building

13th annual Summer School upholds reputation as ‘exceptional’ and ‘inspiring’

14 July 2023

The 13th annual Summer School in Brain Disorders Research was the first large-scale event since launching as a Cardiff University Centre earlier this year.