Prof Yves Barde
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Prof Yves Barde: Cardiff University lands 'star' stem cell researcher

A £50m project to attract world-class scientists to Wales has made its first appointment.

Prof Yves Barde from the University of Basel in Switzerland is renowned for his research into the way proteins in the brain work and their role in illnesses such as depression.

His appointment to Cardiff University is part of the Welsh government's five-year Stars of Wales (Ser Cymru) project to develop research expertise.

Prof Barde spoke to BBC Wales' health correspondent Owain Clarke.

Science plan lands 'star' researcher

  • 17 Jun 2013