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Our Research Themes: Animated Video Explainers


Research at the NIHR Maudsley BRC is organised into ten themes.

Watch these short videos to understand more about each theme, and click the buttons below to read more in-depth about our research and news.

Child Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Disorders 

We are addressing mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions in childhood and adolescence.



Experimental Medicine and Therapeutics

This theme is advancing experimental therapeutics with multiple endpoints.



Pain and Addictions

We use expertise from different specialities to enable a mind-body approach to lessening negative impacts in pain and addictions.


Digital Therapies

We are accelerating the development, precision of, and use of novel digital therapeutics. 




Our theme in informatics integrates rich clinical data to better understand psychiatric disorders.



Trials, Genomics and Prediction

We aim to deliver a step-change in patient-centred, data-driven mental health research at scale.


Eating Disorders and Obesity

We are developing our early interventions and new therapies to be tailored and scalable.




We study brain structure and function across psychiatric and neurological disorders.



Psychosis and Mood Disorders

Our theme aims to transform the future of people suffering with psychosis and mood disorders.