NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Using MRI to investigate the brain response to inflammatory stimuli

Dr Etta Nettis is a psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and recently completed a PhD at King’s College London funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre. Here she talks about her fascinating research that is investigating the use of MRI scans to assess inflammation in the brain and its connection to depression.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 15 Nov 2021

New funding for innovative neuroimaging research

The NIHR Maudsley BRC has launched two new funding opportunities to support neuroimaging research to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on underrepresented groups and to apply novel analytical methods to existing neuroimaging data.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Aug 2021

Silent MRI: improving access to neuroimaging research

A blog by Nikou Louise Damestani, a Final Year NIHR Maudsley BRC PhD Candidate in the Department of Neuroimaging, on the benefits and her research into silent MRI.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Jun 2021

Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

New King’s College London research – funded by the Medical Research Foundation and published today in Translational Psychiatry - reveals how subtle differences in brain connectivity could offer a sign of risk for postpartum psychosis in women.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 May 2021

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