Professor Ian Jones, Cardiff University
The Cardiff University led National Centre for Mental Health was established in 2011, forming the interface between the world-leading research of Cardiff University’s Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG) and the NHS in Wales.
Mental illness and learning disability are major causes of suffering and contribute greatly to the social and economic burden of disease in Wales and beyond. At present there are significant inequalities between physical and mental health care.
The Centre focuses on mental illness, neurodevelopmental disorders and learning disability conditions at all stages and in all areas of life.
The Centre will: