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NHS England’s New ADHD Taskforce

23 May 2024

Cardiff academic co-chairs NHS England’s new ADHD Taskforce

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Azithromycin and preventing chronic lung disease in premature babies

26 April 2024

New clinical trial finds definitive answer about using azithromycin to prevent development of chronic lung disease in premature babies.

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Improved support needed for PTSD in Welsh prisons

10 April 2024

A new study finds variations in access to support for prisoners with traumatic stress in Welsh prisons

Applications open for the 14th annual CNGG Summer School in Brain Disorders Research

22 March 2024

Find out more about the summer school and whether you're eligible to join us in July 2024.

Vice-Chancellor visits Cardiff’s neuroscience and mental health thought leaders

15 March 2024

Professor Wendy Larner tours the Hadyn Ellis Building.

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£4.3 million for world-leading research into severe mental illness

27 February 2024

A new Mental Health Platform Research Hub, which will advance the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of severe mental illness

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Targeting inflammation to tackle long covid

14 February 2024

New research finds that inflammatory proteins cause systemic inflammation and could be targeted to treat long covid.

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Fussy eaters are more likely to experience Pica eating disorder

8 February 2024

New research by Cardiff University gains new insight into population prevalence of the eating disorder Pica.

Professor Derek Jones, Professor Marianne van den Bree, Professor Rogier Kievit and Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Uncovering new insights into childhood brain development

31 January 2024

A Wellcome Discovery Award funds a new study characterising the development of the brain during childhood and adolescence in unprecedented detail

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New links between late-onset Alzheimer's disease and the immune system

18 January 2024

New information uncovered about the blood-brain barrier in late onset Alzheimer's disease

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Global data resource LIPID MAPS awarded two international badges of excellence

11 January 2024

Cardiff University’s LIPID MAPS is added to two global core data resources portfolios

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Remote rural communities in Nepal to participate in study of self-cleaning period products

7 December 2023

Innovative technology designed to support menstrual needs and improve reproductive health is making progress towards implementation

New Future Leaders Fellows announced

4 December 2023

Three researchers from Cardiff University have been successful in the latest round of the prestigious and highly competitive UKRI’s Future Leader Fellowships (FLFs) scheme.

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Aspirin and treating cancer

4 December 2023

Taking low-dose aspirin during cancer treatment could reduce deaths by around 20%

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Academics celebrated for research impact

4 December 2023

Research by Cardiff University academics has been celebrated for its impact

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£1.8 million Wellcome Trust funding for neurodevelopmental disorders research

1 December 2023

The Wellcome Trust’s Career Development Award will fund genetic research into neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and ADHD.

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Innovative board game replicates the challenges of ‘real world’ medical teaching

2 November 2023

The CARDiph Game takes a unique approach to effective lesson and session planning in medical education.

Covid-19 grief disorder rates ‘higher than expected’

19 September 2023

New research finds higher than expected rates of Prolonged Grief Disorder among the pandemic bereaved.

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Broken String Biosciences closes $15m funding round

18 September 2023

Investors back Cardiff University spin-out

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MRC invests £1.4M in global lipid research database

12 September 2023

A international consortium, LIPID MAPS, receives £1.4 million of MRC investment