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Unplanned hospital admissions for people with dementia higher in the last year of life

New research from King’s College London found that people living with dementia experience higher levels of unplanned hospitals admissions towards the end of life after receiving their dementia diagnosis. The study found that 40% of all unplanned hospital admissions after a diagnosis of dementia took place in the last year of life.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 May 2022

Professor Peter Goadsby elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society

Professor Peter Goadsby, Theme lead for Pain at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society, a Fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and the oldest academy in continuous existence.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 May 2022

NIHR Maudsley BRC researchers lead first study of psilocybin in adults with autism

Researchers from King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust will be leading the first ever study of psilocybin in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 May 2022

Autism, ADHD and school absence are risk factors for self-harm, according to new study

Research led by King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has analysed factors associated with self-harm in over 111,000 adolescents aged 11-17 years old.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Apr 2022

Multi-variant vaccine study opens at King's CRF

A new vaccine study which will assess the safety and efficacy of a vaccine will will target multiple variants of the COVID-19-causing Sars-CoV-2 virus - including the current dominant variant Omicron.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 13 Apr 2022