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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.

UK researchers pioneer new virtual treatment for PTSD

15 June 2022

Online treatment ‘as effective as face-to-face therapy’, large-scale clinical trial finds

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Cardiff University awarded £2.7m to host new research cluster for neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disease

19 April 2022

The new research group will be led by Professor Anthony Isles from the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

Biggest study of its kind implicates specific genes in schizophrenia

6 April 2022

Scientists analysed DNA from more than 300,000 people with and without the psychiatric disorder

Mental health support scheme for NHS workers extended to social care staff in Wales

5 April 2022

Cardiff University-led Health for Health Professionals Wales scheme rebranded as Canopi

Chalk drawings by children for the rare diseases project Share Your Rare

Share Your Rare: Gallery of rare genetic conditions project now available online

11 March 2022

Artists and scientists collaborate to share the stories of the rare genetic condition community.

9th MRC Summer School

Applications now open for our Summer School in Brain Disorders Research 2022

16 February 2022

Applications for our Summer School in Brain Disorders are now open.

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A more connected world gives us a better chance of understanding mental health

3 February 2022

MRC CNGG director Prof James Walters was as a panellist at Expo 2020. He discussed how important a digitally-connected world is to advance research.