NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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New NIHR Research Support Service established at King's College London

The National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) has awarded £6.8 million to King’s College London to establish a new Research Support Service that will focus on mental health and neuroscience. Led by Professor Richard Emsley, the Research Support Service managed by King’s College London will form part of a national network of eight RSS hubs which will start work from 1 October 2023.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 17 Jul 2023

National Schizophrenia Awareness Day (25 July)

For National Schizophrenia Awareness Day, Dr Edward Chesney spoke with the communications at the King’s Clinical Research Facility on his recently completed study on the use of CBD as a treatment for individuals living with psychosis and cannabis use disorder.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 14 Jul 2023

£4.5M awarded to South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust for cutting-edge research equipment and technology

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has awarded more than £4.5 million to South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust to pay for new research equipment and technology.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Jul 2023

UK funders invest £4.25 million into new eating disorders research

More than £4 million in new eating disorders research funding has been announced today, thanks to an investment by UK funders including the Medical Research Foundation.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Jun 2023

Antidepressants prescription associated with a lower risk of testing positive for COVID-19

New research led by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and supported by NIHR Maudsley BRC has found that community mental health patients who were prescribed antidepressants were significantly less likely to test positive for COVID-19 when admitted to inpatient care.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Jun 2023