Dr Claudia Metzler-Baddeley, in her article published in the Western Mail, explains why we should watch our weight if we want to avoid developing dementia in later life and calls for volunteers to take part in her study.
Last Sunday (8th March), the National Museum Cardiff/Amgueddfa Caerdydd hosted the Cardiff University Brain Games, an event organized by neuroscience researchers drawn from multiple schools across the University and attracted a record breaking 3200 visitors to the museum.
Cardiff University has confirmed its plans to utilise advanced MR imaging technology within its new Brain Research Imaging Centre – CUBRIC – in a bid to make the centre one of the top brain imaging facilities in Europe.
The University has played host to UK Government Minister for Care and Support, Norman Lamb MP. Accompanied by Cardiff Central MP Jenny Willott, the Minister visited CUBRIC to learn about the Centre’s ground-breaking research.
Researchers at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) are celebrating quadruple success in securing over £15.6 million in external funding from the EPSRC, Wolfson Foundation, MRC and Wellcome Trust for the new CUBRIC which will open in the Spring of 2016.
A team of scientists, led by Cardiff University, is embarking on a major four-year study to test whether a technique known as Neurofeedbackis an effective additional form of treatment for people suffering with mental and behavioural disorders including: autism, alcohol addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, and eating disorders.