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25th Nov, 2020

Research Assistant job vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a research assistant within the Neurology research group at Swansea University Me...

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25th Nov, 2020

BRAIN Unit update

Welcome to the new Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit website. The new site offers details abo...

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7th Oct, 2020

DOMINO-HD study receives highly commended Health and Care Research Wales PPI award

Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW) hosted their first ever digital conference on 7 October 2020, centred around the t...

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11th Jun, 2019

Royal Society Pairing Scheme MP visit

Kevin Brennan MP experienced a day in the life of a Cardiff University researcher, as part of the Royal Society’s pairin...

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9th Apr, 2019

Professor Anne Rosser, a new era of Huntington’s Disease research

Professor Anne Rosser, European Huntington's Disease Network (EHDN) Chair, gives a comprehensive interview on a new era...

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22nd Mar, 2019

Brain Games 2019

The annual Brain Games event this year took place on Sunday 10 March, marking the beginning of Brain Awareness and Briti...

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29th Nov, 2018

International Cardiff University scientist visits politicians in Westminster

Dr Emma Yhnell from the Cardiff University will be swapping a lab coat for legislation when she visits Kevin Brennan MP...

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19th Nov, 2018

New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders

Cardiff University has formed a drug discovery collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) to iden...

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2nd Nov, 2018

TRIDENT Cup wins BRAIN top prize at conference for third consecutive year

The TRIDENT Cup engagement activity was debuted at the Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW) Conference, at Cardiff’s SW...

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27th Sep, 2018

Coffee morning promotes role of public involvement in research

A team of Cardiff University neuroscientists united with members of a care home in Bridgend to celebrate the importance...

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3rd Dec, 2017

In the Spotlight: BRAIN Involve public involvement group

The Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit is a research group based at Cardiff University. Funded...

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19th Oct, 2017

BNA welcomes applications for neuroscience prizes

The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) is urging neuroscientists to apply for a range of prizes that recognise, prom...

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12th Oct, 2017

Operation Brain awarded top prize at Wales conference

A creative engagement activity developed by the Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit has won the...

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6th Oct, 2017

International BRAIN Unit neurosciences doctor wins national neuro-competition

A neurosciences doctor based at the Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit has won the National An...

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11th Jul, 2017

The most detailed scan of the wiring of the human brain

An incredible new film shows the human brain in unrivalled detail, thanks to a partnership between Cardiff University an...

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7th Jul, 2017

CUBRIC shortlisted for National Eisteddfod Gold Medal

Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) is one of just four projects shortlisted for this year’s Natio...

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6th Jul, 2017

Participants needed for epilepsy trial

Cardiff University’s Fluoxetine, Learning and Memory in Epilepsy (FLAME) team invites people with mesial temporal lobe e...

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3rd Jul, 2017

Rising stars of microstructural MRI

Three talented rising stars of microstructural MRI have each secured highly prestigious fellowships to study at the Card...

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19th May, 2017

‘Hereditary HD gene cast a shadow over our lives’

Retired Civil Servant Pam Thomas, 74 and from Cardiff, was married with two children before she became aware that the he...

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17th May, 2017

Neuroimaging Huntington’s disease

Dr Hannah Furby's work focuses on Huntington's disease, a highly heritable neurodegenerative disease, for which there is...

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16th May, 2017

Neuroscientist breaks down Huntington’s disease stigma

A pioneering researcher at Cardiff University hopes to break down the stigma surrounding Huntington’s disease during thi...

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16th May, 2017

Cell transplantation in Huntington’s disease

Cardiff University is pleased to announce plans to conduct a stem cell transplantation procedure that could benefit peop...

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12th May, 2017

Huntington’s Disease Awareness Week 2017

Today marks the start of Huntington's Disease Awareness Week, a campaign to increase the profile of a much misunderstood...

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10th May, 2017

CUBRIC wins major award

Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) has won a major science buildings award beating off competitio...

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7th Apr, 2017

First robotic ‘neuromate’ in Wales aids epilepsy surgery

The BRAIN Unit’s Professor of Functional Neurosurgery, Prof. William Gray, successfully performs the first robot-assiste...

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13th Feb, 2017

Huntington’s disease Research Fellow included in list of Welsh women at forefront of scientific innovation

Dr Emma Yhnell has been included in a list of Welsh women who are at the forefront of scientific innovation. [caption id...

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31st Aug, 2016

Dr Emma Yhnell to lead a study into computer-based cognitive training for people with Huntington’s disease

Dr Emma Yhnell has been awarded a three-year Health and Care Research Wales Fellowship to investigate a possible therape...

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