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Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute

Taking new discoveries and translating them into greater understanding and diagnosis of mental illness.

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Takeda launch
Cardiff University celebrated a new partnership with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited for a drug discovery collaboration to identify new approaches for treating schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, at the launch event this May. Full story in our news section.

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‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

21 August 2019

New research increases understanding of brain changes in schizophrenia and autism

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 at TedX

FameLab 2019

16 May 2019

Dr Emma Yhnell to compete in FameLab UK finals

Find out more about our four year PhD programme, supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Our research aims to tackle the psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders that are major causes of death and disability.