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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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Welsh Government highlights Cardiff University's mental health research and international ties

8 October 2021

For World Mental Health Day 2021, Welsh Government has featured Cardiff University and the central role it has played in global mental health research efforts.

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Huntington's Disease researcher awarded prestigious Guarantors of the Brain fellowship

29 September 2021

A researcher from the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience (DPMCN) at Cardiff University has been awarded the Guarantors of the Brain Fellowship.

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Cardiff University researcher awarded a fellowship in the field of traumatic brain injury

26 July 2021

Cardiff University researcher awarded MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship in traumatic brain injury.

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.