NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Cognitive flexibility potential new target in treatment resistant schizophrenia

Researchers at King’s College London have found that an important brain mechanism that allows us to switch between thinking about two or more ideas may help treat patients with schizophrenia who do not respond well to current treatments. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Apr 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

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

Study supports link between traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders

Researchers at King’s College London, Imperial College London and University of Leicester  have found first UK evidence that adults exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution are more likely to experience mental disorders in a study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Applied Research Collaboration South London (ARC). Their study has been published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology journal today (24 October 2020).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Oct 2020