News & events

Study examines opiate-dependent patient deaths

A new study  has examined the high number of opiate-dependent patient deaths immediately after being transferred as well as after ending opioid substitution therapy.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Nov 2017

Complications at birth associated with lasting chemical changes in the brain

New King’s College London research, published today (28 November) in eLife, shows that adults born prematurely - who also suffered small brain injuries around the time of birth - have lower levels of dopamine in the brain.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Nov 2017

Potential for machine learning to predict unknown adverse drug reactions

Research funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, published in Scientific Reports today (Monday 27 November) shows that machine learning has the potential to predict unknown adverse drug reactions.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2017

Professor Matthew Hotopf appointed Vice Dean

Professor Matthew Hotopf, Director of the NIHR Maudsley BRC, has been appointed Vice Dean Research IoPPN.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2017

Concentrated naloxone nasal spray as good as injection

A new study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found that a concentrated 2mg intranasal naloxone spray delivers naloxone as effectively, over the critical first 15 minutes, as the standard 0.4mg intramuscular (IM) naloxone injection. The research was co-authored by Professor Sir John Strang and Dr Rebecca McDonald, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2017