News & events

BBC Radio 4's Storm and Stress

Dr Sally Marlow’s new radio series, Storm and Stress: New Ways of Looking at Adolescent Mental Health, begins on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 12 June. The series focused on the mental health of 16 - 25 year olds, and features contributions from colleagues from across the NIHR Maudsley BRC, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Jun 2018

Celebrating the impact of clinical research

NIHR Maudsley BRC researchers, clinicians and health and social care staff celebrated clinical research at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and at the King’s College NHS Foundation Trust for this year’s International Clinical Trials Day.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 May 2018

Unprecedented study identifies 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

A global research project has mapped out the genetic basis of major depression, identifying 44 genetic variants which are risk factors for depression, 30 of which are newly discovered. The study, by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium and co-led in the UK by King’s College London, is the largest study to-date of genetic risk factors for major depression.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Apr 2018

New research: Hospitals often missing dementia despite prior diagnosis

Hospitals in the UK are increasingly likely to recognise that a patient has dementia after they’ve been admitted for a different reason, finds a new UCL-led study, but it is still only recognised in under two-thirds of people.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Apr 2018

Engaging in physical activity decreases people’s chance of developing depression

An international team, including a researcher funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, have found physical activity can protect against the emergence of depression, regardless of age and geographical region.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Apr 2018