NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Largest ever study of eating disorders launches in England

A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded study launched today (Wednesday 26 February) is aiming to recruit at least 10,000 people in England who have experienced an eating disorder at some point in their life to a pioneering new study that aims to unlock the secrets of eating disorders.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Feb 2020

C4C research register now totals 20,000 people

More than 20,000 South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) service users have now joined the Consent for Contact (C4C) register participation register, part of the Trust’s pioneering research participation scheme.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Feb 2020

'An inspiring day': BRC community gathers to share knowledge at conference

Around 300 delegates including researchers, clinicians, service users and members of the local community gathered yesterday for the NIHR Maudsley BRC’s Conference 2019.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Sep 2019

Close monitoring essential to ensure safety of ketamine for depression

Patients, carers and advocates say better evidence is needed on the safety of ketamine for depression after long-term use, and that those prescribed it must be closely monitored. These are the results of a study undertaken as part of a collaboration between the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). 

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Jul 2019

My Lightbulb Moment: Recovery Street Film Festival

The NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) screened a collection of short films on Thursday 16 May, all examining personal stories of addiction and recovery.

The six three-minute films featured were a selection of those shortlisted for the 2018 Recovery Street Film Festival, which had the theme of ‘My Lightbulb Moment’.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 11 Jun 2019