NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Excess deaths in people with mental health conditions increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

The greater number of deaths amongst those with mental health conditions and intellectual disabilities has been amplified during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study based on more than 160,000 patients has revealed.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Oct 2021

Genetic risks for depression differ between East Asian and European groups

Specific genes increase the risk of developing depression, according to a new study which also shows that the genes associated with depression vary depending on ancestry group.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Sep 2021

SURE Recovery App – two years on after its launch

In 2019, NIHR Maudsley BRC and the charity Action on Addiction launched the SURE Recovery App, designed to help people recovering from alcohol and other drug problems. To mark International Recovery Day 2021 on 30th September, we are taking a retrospective look at the creation of the App and how it has evolved over the last two years.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Sep 2021

Using CRIS to map the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – service user and carer priorities

This blog was written by Dr Anna Kolliakou, Clinical Informatics Interface and Network Lead and Professor Rob Stewart, Maudsley BRC Clinical and Population Informatics Lead.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Sep 2021

An interview with Charles Curtis

Charles Curtis is the Genomics Coordinator and Core Facility Manager at NIHR Maudsley BRC, and Associate Director Core Facilities (Operations) at King's College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Sep 2021