NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Using MRI to investigate the brain response to inflammatory stimuli

Dr Etta Nettis is a psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and recently completed a PhD at King’s College London funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre. Here she talks about her fascinating research that is investigating the use of MRI scans to assess inflammation in the brain and its connection to depression.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Nov 2021

MANTRA training developed at SLaM to be rolled out to adult eating disorder services across the UK

Adult eating disorder services across the country will soon benefit from training on the Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Nov 2021

Six years of memory decline seen in anxious, depressed older people during pandemic

Older people who were more anxious and depressed during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were found to have an average decline in their short term memory equivalent to six years of natural ageing.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Nov 2021

An interview with Dr Charlotte Tye

Dr Charlotte Tye is an Epilepsy Research UK/Autistica Fellow and has just finished as an NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre Lecturer to take up her new role as Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the IoPPN. Charlotte completed a BSc in Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol, and a MSc and PhD at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Nov 2021

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

During Rett Syndrome Awareness Month (1 October - 31 October), we spoke to two parents who have children with Rett syndrome to find out about their experience and how research may be able to improve their lives.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 4 Nov 2021