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The Centre brings together world-leading researchers from within the School of Medicine and from across the University to undertake discovery and translational research – based on genetics and genomics, but increasingly moving into clinical and basic neurosciences – to understand the major causes of mental illness.


  • August 2014
    • Flagship centre secures funding renewal Cardiff University14th August 2014Funding renewal for Wales’s leading research centre examining the genetics of mental illness will help ‘nurture the next generation of world-leading scientists’, according to Cardiff University’s Professor Sir Michael Owen.
  • July 2014
    • The Academy of Medical Sciences Cardiff University8th July 2014Two University experts have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to medical science by becoming Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Baroness Ilora Finlay and Professor Julie Williams have been elected Academy Fellows.


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The Centre is based at the Hadyn Ellis Building on Maindy Road as part of Cardiff University School Of Medicine

Focus on… Genomic Minds