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Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Organisational unit: Research Centre

Organisation profile

The Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS) is a multidisciplinary translational "centre without walls" combining basic and applied research to study the causes, consequences and treatment of major brain disorders. Major disease targets, that straddle the disciplines of Neurology and Psychiatry, include: bipolar disorders, brain cancer, epilepsy, functional disorders, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, prion disease, schizophrenia, stroke and synaptic biology & disease. Of the Centre’s 53 Principal Investigators, 38 are also active NHS clinicians, who play a key role in translating research findings into clinical trials and benefits for patients. The Centre is committed to clinical and non-clinical postgraduate training of PhD and MSc students, as well as outreach, public engagement, community support and fundraising.  Find out more at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-brain-sciences.

Research activities & awards

  1. PhD examination

    Activity: Examination typesExternal Examiner or Assessor

  2. Visit from the Scottish Government's Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition

  3. Tiantan International Stroke Conference 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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Latest prizes

  1. Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland Research Prize 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Blacklock medal

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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