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Discovering new medicines through the medium of Welsh

4 January 2022

The Welsh language is playing a central role in the research into new medicines in Cardiff.

Researchers working in a busy chemistry lab

Meet the new team members

23 November 2021

The cutting-edge medicines discovery team at Cardiff University has expanded, as new members join the centre of expertise, focused on finding novel therapies.

Bedwyr stands in front of a research poster presentation at the ELRIG conference

The Coleg Cymraeg appoints new Postgraduate Ambassadors

25 October 2021

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has appointed new ambassadors, including postgraduate students at the Cardiff University Medicines Discovery Institute.

A closeup of some molecular structures.

Wellcome Trust funding for potential breast cancer target

4 October 2021

The Wellcome Intuitional Translational Partnership Award has been granted to Cardiff University to investigate a potential therapeutic target for triple negative breast cancer.

Professor John Atack writing chemical formula on glass of fume hood

New therapies for postpartum psychosis

28 September 2021

One in every five hundred mothers experience postpartum psychosis after giving birth, a serious mental health condition associated with hallucinations, low mood, manic mood or delusions. A new project at Cardiff University aims to find new therapies.

Dr David Foley writes on the glass of a fume hood in the Institute's chemistry lab

Project launches for new schizophrenia treatments

28 September 2021

Around 1% of the population will develop schizophrenia at some point in their lives, living with symptoms of hallucinations, delusions and disorganised behaviour. A new research project at Cardiff University brings together experts in medicine discovery to find new therapies for this mental health condition.

University’s Welsh-language ambitions shared at Eisteddfod AmGen 2021

3 August 2021

Introduction to new Welsh Language Academy part of festival coverage

Bedwyr Thomas' headshot

Success at Speaking of Science Conference

17 June 2021

A PhD student received recognition at an interdisciplinary conference for early career researchers, providing an engaging talk about research investigating prion disease through the medium of the Welsh language.

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Award success for rare disease research

28 October 2020

Approximately 350 million people worldwide are living with a rare disease, and half of them are children. Vital research into lysosomal storage disorders has been recognised for its breakthrough discoveries and potential for impact for patients living with rare diseases.

Researchers working in a busy chemistry lab

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol PhD Opportunity

24 June 2020

Cardiff University’s Medicines Discovery Institute is offering a unique opportunity to research Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis through the medium of Welsh.