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Global group to investigate links between rare genomic disorders and psychiatric conditions

26 February 2020

Cardiff University is among 14 institutions to receive multi-million pound funding

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Cardiff researchers identify new genetic link to schizophrenia

13 January 2020

Largest study of its kind sheds further light on underlying causes of mental health condition

Study reveals new insights into genetic risk for psychotic experiences

Study reveals new insights into genetic risk for psychotic experiences

22 November 2019

Largest study of its kinds identifies shared genetic liability with multiple psychiatric disorders

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Using NHS electronic health records to support mental health research

21 November 2019

Cardiff University have partnered with the local health-board to develop a new tool for mental health researchers to securely access anonymised records.

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Let's talk about ADHD

6 November 2019

MRC CNGG leads project to create a new resource for children diagnosed with ADHD.

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World-leading mental health research centre celebrates ‘decade of discovery'

5 November 2019

One of the world’s leading centres for research into the underlying causes of mental health issues is marking its 10th anniversary.

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Study reveals insights on timing of Huntington’s Disease onset

8 August 2019

New research results challenge an accepted theory about the timing of Huntington’s disease.

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10th annual MRC Summer School welcomes delegates from far and wide

15 July 2019

Attendees travelled from all over the world for an introduction to brain disorder research.

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MRC festival of medical research

24 June 2019

We celebrated this year's MRC Festival of Medical Research by inviting school children to learn more about genetics, mental health and our research.

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Global study identifies genetic risk factors linked to bipolar disorder

9 May 2019

A global team of researchers have identified 30 areas of the human genome where variations in genetic code can increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder.