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New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders

Cardiff University has formed a drug discovery collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) to identify new approaches for treating schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders. The collaboration will combine the University’s large scale genomic data, and world-class expertise in psychiatric genetics, genomics and neuroscience, with…

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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 of public involvement in research. Researchers from the Brain Repair and Intracranial Neurotherapeutics (BRAIN) Unit visited Fieldbay’s private care home in Pen y Bont Court, Bridgend, on Friday…

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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 by Welsh Government via Health and Care Research Wales, the Unit works to develop new therapies for brain diseases. The BRAIN Unit believes that active involvement with members…

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BNA welcomes applications for neuroscience prizes

The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) is urging neuroscientists to apply for a range of prizes that recognise, promote and support neuroscientific excellence. Each year, BNA awards prizes to UK neuroscientists in the following categories: Outstanding Contribution to Neuroscience Public Engagement of Neuroscience Postgraduate Prize Undergraduate…

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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 Best Interactive Stand award at this year’s Health and Care Research Wales Conference. The success marks the second year running that the BRAIN Unit has claimed this particular…

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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 Anatomical Society’s Postgraduate Neuroanatomy Competition 2017. Ronak Ved, a Neurosciences Doctor at Cardiff and Vale Neurosciences Directorate in the University Hospital of Wales, was awarded first prize after competing in…

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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 and Siemens Healthineers. BBC Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh's brain was scanned at Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) using Europe’s most powerful MRI scanner – the…

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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 National Eisteddfod Gold Medal for Architecture. The Gold Medal for Architecture recognises the importance of architecture in the nation's culture and celebrates the highest standards of architectural design…

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