NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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My research journey: Jemma's story

Jemma is a Service User Research Ambassador at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, which involves promoting the importance of research to the Trust’s service users. She took up the role after taking part in two research studies into psychosis at the Trust. Here she talks about what it was like to be part of research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 May 2022

Loneliness – so obviously important but very under-reported

Robert Stewart, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology at King’s College London and Clinical and Population Informatics Lead at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre writes about the work of his team to identify loneliness in healthcare records using natural language processing, and how this can help improve our understanding and treatment of mental health.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 May 2022

Multi-variant vaccine study opens at King's CRF

A new vaccine study which will assess the safety and efficacy of a vaccine will will target multiple variants of the COVID-19-causing Sars-CoV-2 virus - including the current dominant variant Omicron.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 13 Apr 2022

Lessons learnt as addictions researchers during a global pandemic

Dr Basak Tas, Dr Amir Englund and Dr Stephen Sharman are all researchers in the Centre for Addiction Research, King’s College London. Recently they published an article in the journal Addiction where they discussed the challenges and advantages that the pandemic has brought through the shift to more remote research. In this blog they summarise their conclusions.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Feb 2022

Novavax COVID-19 jab trialled at King’s CRF approved by UK drugs agency

UK drugs regulator, the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved Novavax's Nuvaxovid vaccine, which was trialled at the King's CRF, for use in the UK.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 16 Feb 2022