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International partnership for neuroscience and mental health research

8 February 2024

A partnership between Maastricht University and Cardiff University unites expertise in neuroscience and mental health research

Professor Duncan Baird

£1 million funding for cancer research studentships

29 January 2024

Nine PhDs to be supported thanks to largest gift to date from Myristica Trust.

Brain

New links between late-onset Alzheimer's disease and the immune system

18 January 2024

New information uncovered about the blood-brain barrier in late onset Alzheimer's disease

Brain scan / sgan yr ymennydd

New super sponge could transform brain cancer treatment

6 December 2023

A new sponge-like drug delivery method to improve treatments for aggressive brain cancers

Aspirin tablets

Aspirin and treating cancer

4 December 2023

Taking low-dose aspirin during cancer treatment could reduce deaths by around 20%

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£1.8 million Wellcome Trust funding for neurodevelopmental disorders research

1 December 2023

The Wellcome Trust’s Career Development Award will fund genetic research into neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and ADHD.

A group of runners all dressed in the same red t shirt wave their hands in the air

Over £27k raised by #TeamCardiff Cardiff Half runners

11 October 2023

On Sunday 1 October, over 100 alumni, students, and staff ran the Principality Cardiff Half Marathon as part of the University’s #TeamCardiff.

Scan showing prostate cancer which has spread to the spine. Credit: Dr Tom Rackley, consultant clinical oncologist at Velindre Cancer Centre

Targeting BCL3 to treat prostate cancer

28 September 2023

Prostate Cancer UK awards £0.5 million to prostate cancer treatment research

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14th in the UK for Graduate Prospects

28 September 2023

Last week, The Times and The Sunday Times published their Good University Guide 2024 where we retained first in Wales for Graduate Prospects with a score of 87.2%, the highest we have ever achieved.

Professor Andrew Sewell with Research Fellow Garry Dolton in a lab

Superior T-cell discovered in cancer survivors

24 July 2023

Multipronged T-cells discovered which “might be associated with complete cancer remission” say Cardiff team