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Study reveals link between brain cell development and risk of schizophrenia

14 January 2022

Cardiff University study is ‘major step forward’ in hunt for developmental origins of psychiatric disorders

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First genetic evidence discovered which could separate diagnosis of postpartum psychosis from bipolar disorder

23 December 2021

A new research paper on postpartum psychosis and its link to bipolar disorder has substantiated differences between the two for the first time.

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Webinar: From menstruation to menopause – a reproductive mental health journey

1 December 2021

In a webinar Professor Ian Jones and Dr Arianna Di Florio discussed their latest research into the mental health challenges women face during the menstrual cycle, childbirth and menopause.

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Collaborative study reveals new findings about ADHD in young adulthood

5 November 2021

Professor Anita Thapar, who leads the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry section at the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences (DPMCN), writes about the team's latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

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New study unearths link between schizophrenia and neurodevelopmental disorders

15 October 2021

The paper also identified a set of specific mutations that are likely to increase risk for both schizophrenia and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Welsh Government highlights Cardiff University's mental health research and international ties

8 October 2021

For World Mental Health Day 2021, Welsh Government has featured Cardiff University and the central role it has played in global mental health research efforts.

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New review of pharmacogenomics in psychiatry published by world-leading neuroscience journal

6 October 2021

Researchers in the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (MRC CNGG) at Cardiff University have published a comprehensive review of pharmacogenomics in psychiatry in one of the most influential and well-regarded neuroscience journals.

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Huntington's Disease researcher awarded prestigious Guarantors of the Brain fellowship

29 September 2021

A researcher from the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience (DPMCN) at Cardiff University has been awarded the Guarantors of the Brain Fellowship.

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DPMCN researcher awarded prize for outstanding scientific achievement in ADHD

16 September 2021

Dr Joanna Martin wins the 2021 Kramer Pollnow Prize (KPP) for excellent clinical and genetic research in ADHD.

Share Your Rare 1 August 2021

Share Your Rare project aims to raise awareness of rare genetic conditions and mental health

12 August 2021

A new collaboration between scientists and artists hopes to raise awareness of the experiences of people affected by rare genetic conditions.