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Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

New King’s College London research – funded by the Medical Research Foundation and published today in Translational Psychiatry - reveals how subtle differences in brain connectivity could offer a sign of risk for postpartum psychosis in women.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2021

Fellows award for Dr Katherine Young for work on the mental health of young people during and after the pandemic

A grant from MQ Mental Health Research will fund vital new studies into depression and anxiety in young people during and after the COVID-19 pandemic by Dr Katherine Young of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 Jan 2021

How our eLIXIR research database helps reduce risk of health problems in mothers and children

A blog by Lauren Carson PhD, an MRC Pathfinder Award Postdoctoral Research Project Manager and early-LIfe data cross-LInkage in Research (eLIXIR) Study Project Manager. Lauren tweets from @LaurenCarsonPhD.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Oct 2020

Cellular memory of mother's viral infection could play a role in child's later brain development

New research led by King’s College London and funded by the BRC has provided insight into why exposure to inflammation caused by a viral infection during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of altered brain development later on in childhood.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Aug 2020

New centre of excellence for children and young people's mental health launched

​Plans for a ground-breaking new £65m centre for children and young people’s mental health have been announced today.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Feb 2020