Tag: GB

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 pairing scheme for scientists and MPs. On Friday 3 May, Kevin Brennan, MP for Cardiff West, spent the day with Dr Emma Yhnell and her…

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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 in Huntington's Disease Research. Professor Rosser is co-director of the Brain Repair Group at Cardiff University School of Biosciences, Clinical Director of the Cardiff Fetal Tissue Bank and…

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Brain Games 2019

The annual Brain Games event this year took place on Sunday 10 March, marking the beginning of Brain Awareness and British Science week, with a record breaking 3,670 people making their way through the doors of the National Museum Cardiff to join in the fun.…

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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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