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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.


  • November 2014
    • Top accolade for child psychiatry pioneer Cardiff University11th November 2014A Cardiff professor has said that the battle to combat and prevent childhood psychiatric disorders has had successes but is far from over, after winning a globally-recognised prize for psychiatric research in the US.
  • 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.



To apply for current vacancies within the Centre please visit Cardiff University Job Opportunities

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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… CNGG Summer School 5