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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

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Applications open for the 13th annual CNGG Summer School in Brain Disorders Research

26 April 2023

Find out more about the summer school and whether you're eligible to join us in July 2023.

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Largest genomic study of it's kind identifies improvements in schizophrenia medication for those who are of Asian and African descent

22 February 2023

The study investigated data from over 4,500 individuals taking the antipsychotic clozapine


Cardiff University commissioned to provide comprehensive genomics education for NHS Wales workforce

30 January 2023

Cardiff University has won the contract to deliver six inclusive and accessible educational modules on the topic.