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Identifying Parkinson’s risk through smartwatches

3 July 2023

Activity trackers and smartwatches could help with earlier diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

Neuroscience and Mental Health Innovation Institute officially launched

1 June 2023

Cardiff University has launched a ground-breaking innovation institute which aims to addresses one of the major societal challenges facing the world today – the increasing burden of mental ill health and neurodegenerative disorders.

Professor Roger Whitaker, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Cardiff University outside the Royal Institution 

Global focus for Cardiff University’s innovation and research institutes

23 March 2023

Cardiff University has launched five innovation and research institutes dedicated to tackling some of the biggest challenges facing our world.

Professor Jeremy Hall

£5 million gift to create the Hodge Centre for Translational Neuroscience

27 October 2022

The Centre will focus on the development of new treatments for mental health conditions through 18 fully funded PhD scholarships.

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£2m funding for mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions

29 June 2022

New funding will help to advance understanding of genetic mutations in mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions.

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Uniting MINDDS for international collaboration

27 May 2022

A mental health and neurodevelopmental conference unites researchers across Europe and the globe, promoting international collaboration to improve treatments for patients.

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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

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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.

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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.