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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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Cardiff University awarded £2.7m to host new research cluster for neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disease

19 April 2022

The new research group will be led by Professor Anthony Isles from the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

Study reveals link between brain cell development and risk of schizophrenia

14 January 2022

Cardiff University study is ‘major step forward’ in hunt for developmental origins of psychiatric disorders

Purple neurons

Registration open for Hodge Foundation annual meeting and public lecture

29 October 2021

Professor Andy Miller will be delivering this year's virtual public lecture on 18 November.

The Medical Research Council (MRC) GW4 BioMed DTP brings together the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff (lead) and Exeter to develop the next generation of medical researchers.

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