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Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute

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

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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clinician and patient

Study reveals new insights into Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis in adults

14 January 2020

The past decade has seen the development of services for adults presenting with symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the UK. Compared with children, little is known about the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of these patients.

hodge 2019

Sold out Hodge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Immunology Annual meeting and Public Lecture

5 December 2019

Professor Neil Harrison delivers much anticipated Public Lecture

microscope research

New grant secured to study a genetic cause of neurodevelopmental disorders

29 November 2019

A major research initiative to study a genetic cause of neurodevelopmental disorders has been funded.

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.