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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

Third instalment of Women’s Winter Webinars series focuses on maternal mental health with Action on Postpartum Psychosis

25 March 2024

This month, the National Centre for Mental Health hosted the third instalment of our Women’s Winter Webinar series, focused on understanding postpartum psychosis.

Second webinar instalment shares initial findings from world first genetic study into premenstrual dysphoric disorder

22 March 2024

The Women’s Winter Webinars series aims to discuss how reproductive events such as pregnancy, the menstrual cycle and reproductive ageing can impact the mental health of women and people assigned female at birth (AFAB).

Applications open for the 14th annual CNGG Summer School in Brain Disorders Research

22 March 2024

Find out more about the summer school and whether you're eligible to join us in July 2024.