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BRAIN Unit launches new website

24 November 2020

The new site offers details about ongoing research projects, specific research highlights, upcoming events, relevant news and helpful resources.

digital PPI

DOMINO-HD “highly commended” at Health and Care Research Wales PPI awards

7 October 2020

The presentation outlined how PPI was incorporated into all aspects of their research into Huntington’s Disease (HD)

Professor Monica Busse

Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington’s disease

28 February 2020

New global guidelines welcomed by patients and clinicians

Emma Y and Kevin MP lab

Royal Society Pairing Scheme MP visit

11 June 2019

Kevin Brennan MP experienced a day in the life of a Cardiff University researcher, as part of the Royal Society’s pairing scheme for scientists and MPs.

Emma Yhnell

Cardiff University scientist visits politicians in Westminster

29 November 2018

From Lab Bench to Backbench

Best Interactive Stand BRAIN

TRIDENT Cup wins BRAIN top prize at conference for third consecutive year

2 November 2018

TRIDENT Cup wins BRAIN top prize at conference for third consecutive year

Emma Yhnell

Charles Darwin Award Lecture

25 June 2018

Dr Emma Yhnell chosen for Charles Darwin Award Lecture

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Landmark research in Huntington’s disease

9 January 2018

A major step forward has been made in the quest to find a therapy for Huntington’s disease.

Photograph of Becky Cousins

Clinical trial is the first of its kind

19 December 2017

The initial trial successfully recruited 46 participants, with early results being described as 'the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years'.