NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

Our latest news & events

How our eLIXIR research database helps reduce risk of health problems in mothers and children

A blog by Lauren Carson PhD, an MRC Pathfinder Award Postdoctoral Research Project Manager and early-LIfe data cross-LInkage in Research (eLIXIR) Study Project Manager. Lauren tweets from @LaurenCarsonPhD.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Oct 2020

Study supports link between traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders

Researchers at King’s College London, Imperial College London and University of Leicester  have found first UK evidence that adults exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution are more likely to experience mental disorders in a study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Applied Research Collaboration South London (ARC). Their study has been published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology journal today (24 October 2020).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Oct 2020

Loss of potential: teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement from primary school to GCSE

Teenagers who receive a depression diagnosis during their school career show a substantial decline in attainment in Year 11, new King’s College London research has found.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Oct 2020

Growing numbers of alcohol related hospital admissions linked to local spending cuts

A new BRC supported study by King’s College London has shown an association between increases in alcohol related hospital admissions and decreases in spending on alcohol services since they came under the responsibility of local authorities in 2012.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Jul 2020

Study shows Cognitive Remediation Therapy leads to improvement in cognitive skills and well-being in people with bipolar disorder

Researchers have found promising results in a proof-of-concept clinical trial targeted at improving cognition in people with bipolar disorder.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Jun 2020