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Diagnosis, treatments and well-being, genetics

Meet the Researcher – Dr Adam Cunningham, ECHO Study Team, MRC CNGG

Posted on 27 September 2018 by Adam Cunningham

I have always been interested in the brain and the mind, and how we perceive and understand the world around us. I could have gone into more basic research about how the brain processes information, or how neurons work but found it much more interesting to work on a subject that has clear relevance to
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Adult mental health

Meet the Researcher – Amy Lynham, Research Associate, Psychosis and Major Affective Disorders

Posted on 11 September 2018 by Amy Lynham

Why did you choose to do research into mental health? I studied psychology at university because I was fascinated by the brain and human behaviour. I spent a year working in the MRC Centre of Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics as part of a professional placement and this stimulated my interest in mental health research. Who
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Science news

A meeting of global science – the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2018

Posted on 14 August 2018 by Nicholas Clifton

“There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science” – Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Each year since 1951, Nobel Laureates and selected early-career researchers, put forward by their universities and accompanying letters of support; meet in the small German town of Lindau to exchange knowledge,
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Adult mental health, genetics, neuropschiatry

Summer school in brain disorders research

Posted on 3 August 2018 by Maria Bolla

I’m a second year PhD student in Neuroscience and Neurotechnologies at Italian Institute of Technology in Genova (Italy). I applied to the summer school because my research work is based on brain disorders so I was keen to follow a course about neuropsychiatric diseases. In particular, I found it very interesting, considering the presence of
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