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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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Brain scans

Cardiff University researcher awarded the Guarantors of the Brain Fellowship

8 July 2021

A researcher from the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI) and the BRAIN Unit has been awarded the Guarantors of the Brain Fellowship.

An impression of synapses in the brain

NHMRI co-hosts successful annual Brain Research Conference for a worldwide audience

30 June 2021

NHMRI partnered with the Timothy Syndrome Alliance to shine a spotlight on the latest research

Cardiff University student Isadora Sinha

DPMCN postgraduate student wins prestigious award for contributing to the Cardiff University student experience

10 June 2021

PhD student Isadora Sinha won the Student Union President's Award for her work as the BME Officer.

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.