NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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UK Biobank mental health study

Until now, UK Biobank, a health data resource aiming to help scientists discover why some people develop particular diseases and others do not, had limited mental health data to work with. Following 157,366 responses to an online mental health questionnaire (MHQ) developed by researchers from King’s College London, alongside collaborators from across the UK, it now has unparalleled potential for further biomedical research in mental health, dramatically expanding potential research into mental disorders. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Apr 2018

Risk for bipolar disorder associated with faster ageing

New research supported by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may ‘age’ more rapidly than those without a history of the disease.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Jul 2017

Schoolchildren and local residents join King’s College London researchers in science festival

Researchers and trainees from the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) participated in a special event for nearly 550 local schoolchildren and members of the public.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 19 Jun 2017

Genetic tests could help predict which psychosis patients will develop schizophrenia

New research suggests genetic tests could help predict which psychosis patients will develop schizophrenia.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Sep 2016

Victoria Derbyshire show inheritance mental illness

NIHR Maudsley BRC research features in BBC film exploring inheritance of mental illness.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 May 2016