We have a major commitment to research as well as to undergraduate and
post graduate education. We are also committed to the provision of
specialised clinical services in psychiatry and neurology as well as to
training the psychiatrists and neurologists of the future.
Psychosis and Major Affective Disorders
Our work aims to understand the genetic and environmental factors involved in the major psychotic and mood disorders (including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression).
Our aims are to understand some of the causes of different forms of neurodegeneration including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s diseases and multiple sclerosis.
Developmental Disorders (Child Psychiatry)
The aims of the section are to conduct and promote high quality research and teaching in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry under the guidance of Prof Anita Thapar.
Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Our work focuses on the analysis of large volumes of biological data to help understand the causes of mental-health related diseases.
National Centre for Mental Health
NCMH is working to improve diagnosis, treatment and support for people affected by mental health problems in the future.
The neuropsychiatric imaging group investigates the effects of genes (and their interaction with the environment) on brain structure and function and on behaviour.
Animal and Cellular Models
Our work aims to uncover the roles of specific genes in human behaviour and brain function.
Social Innovation Award
1st June 2015Researchers who helped change the lives of homeless young people in Wales have won the prestigious 'Social Innovation Award' at Cardiff University's Innovation and Impact Awards 2015, sponsored by leading law firm Geldards and IP Group
Collaboration & partnerships