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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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Greater support needed around sleep for children with rare genetic conditions, Cardiff University study finds

17 January 2023

Greater support needed around sleep for children with rare genetic conditions, Cardiff University study finds

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World-leading mental health research centre becomes Cardiff University Centre

29 November 2022

The Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics transitions into new era following 10 years as MRC Centre.

A colourful model of a strand of DNA

Shining a spotlight on rare genetic conditions: 16p11.2

16 November 2022

CNGG placement students mark rare genetic condition awareness month.