NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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King’s led Multiple Sclerosis fatigue app part of government’s £10M medtech investment

A digital therapy developed by researchers at King’s College London and Avegen, is one of eight innovative technologies to receive support from the government with the aim to accelerate the pathway for NHS and/or market approval.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Feb 2024

Deputy Director for NIHR King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF) appointed

Professor James Galloway has been appointed Deputy Director for the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF).

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 14 Feb 2024

New digital therapy reduces anxiety and depression in people living with long-term physical health conditions

A therapist-guided digital cognitive behavioural therapy reduced distress in 89 per cent of participants living with long-term physical health conditions, a new King’s College London study finds.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 Feb 2024

King’s College London announced winner of the Government’s AI Fairness Innovation Challenge

A project led by Dr Zina Ibrahim, Senior Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, has won the Government’s artificial intelligence (AI) Fairness Innovation Challenge. The winning project will use AI to address bias in early warning systems used to predict cardiac arrest in hospital wards. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Feb 2024

Patterns of brain connectivity differ between pre-term and term babies

A new King’s College London scanning study of 390 babies has shown distinct patterns between term and preterm babies in the dynamic (moment-to-moment) connectivity of brain networks. Supported by Wellcome and the National institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, this is the first study to analyse how the communication between brain areas changes moment-to-moment in the first few weeks of life.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Feb 2024