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Novavax confirms vaccine provides 100% protection against severe COVID-19

Final analysis of UK Phase 3 trials of Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine reveals it provides 100% protection against severe COVID-19.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 16 Mar 2021

New study highlights the urgent need to reduce inflammation in overweight people with depression

New research from King’s College London has shown for the first time that overweight people with depression are 2.4 times more likely to have clinically elevated levels of inflammation. Futhermore, overweight people with depression were estimated to have an extremely high clinical risk of developing other medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and metabolic disorders.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Mar 2021

Interview with Dr Parisa Mansoori

Dr Parisa Mansoori, is the Mental Health Translational Research Collaboration (MH-TRC) Collaboration Operations Manager, at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The NIHR Maudsley BRC is one of 14 MH-TRC members. Parisa started in the role in February 2019. Follow Parisa on Twitter @parisamansoori.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Mar 2021

Professor Peter Goadsby awarded world’s top Brain Prize 2021

Peter Goadsby, Professor of Neurology at King's College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), and Director at the National Institute for Health Research-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (NIHR CRF), King's College Hospital has been awarded the world’s top Brain Prize from the Lundbeck Foundation for his pioneering migraine research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Mar 2021

Depression and anxiety are associated with disagreement between patient and doctor assessments of psoriasis severity.

Researchers from St John’s Institute of Dermatology and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London found a disagreement in 39% of patient and doctor ratings of psoriasis severity and an association between this disagreement and patient mental health.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Mar 2021