NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Europe's first 'game-changing' portable MRI machine arrives at King's Health Partners

This programme, led by King’s Health Partners and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, involves the assessment of brain health and potential treatments across 20 sites around the world

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Jun 2021

Volunteer calls for others to support dementia research in south London

A retiree is urging people to help south London researchers find the answers to beating dementia by volunteering to take part in vital health research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Jun 2021

CogStack wins an Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

Cogstack is an information retrieval, extraction and natural language processing platform developed by researchers at the NIHR Maudsley BRC and King’s College Hospital in partnership with the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust BRC. This innovative technology uses artificial intelligence to reveal important data locked in patient’s health records to support clinical decision making and healthcare research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Jun 2021

New insight into how anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce depression

Research led by King’s College London has, for the first time, shown that when omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are given to patients with depression they are metabolised into molecules called lipid mediators and the levels of these in the blood are linked to an improvement in symptoms. The research is published today in Molecular Psychiatry.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Jun 2021

Five ways universities could improve mental health support for male students

A blog written by Dr June Brown, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, Ilyas Sagar-Ouriaghli, NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre PhD Student, Vinay Tailor, MBBS at GKT School of Medical Education and Dr Emma Godfrey, Education Lead for the Department of Psychology.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 Jun 2021