NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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An interview with Zunera Khan

Zunera Khan is the Research Portfolio Lead in the Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience and the NIHR Maudsley BRC. She works on studies such as PROTECT and e-BAME.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Jun 2021

Shifts to remote mental health services continued after lockdown, according to new study

Research led by King’s College London has found that the introduction and lifting of COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ policy in Spring 2020 was associated with significant changes in mortality and service delivery across mental healthcare providers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 May 2021

Mothers’ depression impacts mother-infant relationships

Research led by King’s College London has found that women with depression during pregnancy, or with a history of depression, had a reduced quality of mother-infant interaction at both eight weeks and 12 months after their babies were born.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 May 2021

Inflammation is a core feature of depression: new evidence from large-scale study

People with depression have higher levels of inflammation in their bodies than those without depression, regardless of socioeconomic background, ill health or unhealthy behaviours, a study by King’s College London finds.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 May 2021

Innovative UK data hub to enable research and innovation to tackle mental illness

Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) have today announced a new Hub to provide innovative data resources for mental health research and innovation. The Hub will improve the discoverability and usability of diverse data sources for research to help improve the lives of people with mental health problems.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 May 2021