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Neurons under a microscope

Genetic modifier for Huntington’s disease progression identified

19 June 2017

Researchers identify a gene that could be a target for treating Huntington’s disease.


22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: a summary of our findings

12 June 2017

The ECHO study have published their findings after working with over 200 families and individuals affected by 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.

Portrait of Jonny Benjamin

Psychosis: A journey of hope and discovery

6 June 2017

Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn to give public talk at University

Eloise 22q

Who knew about 22q?

30 May 2017

The Echo study features in a short documentary made to raise awareness of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.

photo of Dr Mathew Hoskins speaking at Pint of Science

Pint of Science comes to Cardiff

19 May 2017

Cardiff's first Pint of Science Beautiful Mind events are a sold-out success.

Photograph of Jasmine Donaldson in the laboratory

Stem cell research in Huntington's disease

18 May 2017

PhD student Jasmine explains how she's using stem cells to learn more about Huntington's disease.

photo of Hayley Moulding

22q11.2 deletion: the most common syndrome you have never heard of

16 May 2017

1 in 2,000 people are born with 22q, yet the rest of society hardly knows about it.


Huntington's Disease Awareness Week 2017

12 May 2017

Find out how we're marking Huntington's Disease Awareness Week 2017.

Exterior of Hadyn Ellis building

£13m dementia research centre

20 April 2017

Cardiff University chosen as centre for UK’s biggest dementia research initiative

Brain images

Cardiff University to host Dementia MRI 2017 conference

10 March 2017

We are delighted to announce that the University will be hosting this year’s annual Dementia MRI conference.