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Summer School registration now open

5 January 2017

We are holding our 8th annual Summer School on 3rd-6th July 2017, which will include talks, demonstrations and interactive sessions on a range of topics.


MRC CNGG scientists deliver ‘The Library of Imagined Genes’ to Green Man Festival 2016

25 August 2016

Scientists from the MRC Centre joined the curators of Einstein’s Garden at this year’s Green Man Festival, to deliver a library like no other.

Julie Williams

Dementias Platform UK

4 August 2016

University’s Professor Julie Williams appointed Deputy Director of world-leading resource

Photograph of Summer School delegates outside the Hadyn Ellis Building

Summer School hailed as "inspiring" by delegates

19 July 2016

Over 60 delegates from around the world joined us for the 7th Annual Summer School in Brain Disorder Research

Photograph of Hayley Moulding

PhD student Hayley wins I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here prize

24 March 2016

Hayley has been awarded a £500 prize after winning a public engagement competition judged by school children.

Photograph of young people speaking to CNGG researcher

Inspiring the next generation

10 March 2016

We joined the National Centre for Mental Health to share our work with young students interested in studying medicine at Science in Health Live! 2016

Photograph of students at the MRC CNGG Winter School 2016

Winter School boosts students' awareness of psychiatry

25 January 2016

Over 150 medical students attended the 2016 Winter School to learn more about the importance of psychiatry in modern medicine.

QAP logo 2015

Queen’s Anniversary Prize

19 November 2015

MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics awarded UK’s highest academic honour

Photograph of Rhodri smiling in the lab

Do you want to know more about dementia?

10 November 2015

Learn more about dementia through short talks, interactive displays and a Q&A session at our free event on Friday 13th November at The Village Hotel.

Neurons under a microscope

Cardiff study offers new hope of delaying Huntington’s disease

31 July 2015

Cardiff University researchers have made a breakthrough that could lead to new treatments for delaying the onset of Huntington’s disease in the future.