NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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King’s innovative AI projects funded to tackle fatal opioid overdoses

Researchers from National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and King’s College London are part of two collaborative research projects funded by the Office for Life Sciences and the Scottish Government to lessen drug-related deaths across the UK.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 6 Sep 2023

From Patient to Advocate: A patient's journey of research participation and passion for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

This week, we spoke with Peter, one of our Patient and Public Involvement Engagement Members, on his journey and experiences of research participation and why he is passionate about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in research.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 5 Sep 2023

Inflammation may influence weight loss surgery outcomes, new study reveals

Research funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has shown that higher levels of inflammation in the blood of patients with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery predicts poorer weight loss six months after the procedure.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Sep 2023

NIHR Pre-Doctoral Fellowships awarded to eight applicants from King’s IoPPN

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has awarded NIHR Pre-doctoral Fellowships to eight candidates from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London. This is the fifth round of fellowships, which are funded by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Aug 2023

New brain scan study discovers possible biological basis of visual snow syndrome

Researchers from King’s College London have used a novel approach to show that the patterns of activity in two brain chemical systems - glutamate and serotonin – are different in people with visual snow syndrome compared to those without the condition.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Aug 2023