NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Clinician and patient views on a new rheumatology drug: Article published by a Patient Researcher

Savia de Souza, who is a Patient Researcher and King’s Clinical Research Facility (CRF) Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) member, tells us about her recent publication on a new rheumatology treatment. Rheumatology is the branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats conditions affecting the muscles and joints, for example, rheumatoid arthritis.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 2 Feb 2024

Study estimates number of patients for potential new Alzheimer’s disease treatments

Researchers from King’s College London, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) have collaborated to model how many patients might receive new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, currently under review.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Feb 2024

Mood interventions may reduce inflammation in Crohn’s and Colitis

New King’s College London research reveals that interventions which improve mood can reduce levels of inflammation in people with inflammatory bowel disease by 18 per cent, compared to having no mood intervention.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Jan 2024

An interview with... Professor Richard Emsley

Professor Richard Emsley is the NIHR Maudsley BRC's Theme Lead in Trials, Prediction and Genomics, and was recently appointed the role of Interim Academic Director of the King’s Clinical Trials Unit and lead of a new NIHR Research Services Support hub. He specialises in improving the delivery of clinical trials in mental health, supported by the NIHR and with partners at King's College London's as well as across the country. In this interview he provides some insights into his work in this area.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Jan 2024

Pioneering dance performance explores ‘living well with technology’ at King’s Chapel

The Strand Campus’ King’s Chapel hosted a dance performance of Feedback Loops on 18 January 2024 followed by a panel discussion.

The evening showcased Feedback Loops as an arts and science collaboration in the area of living well with technology and brought together colleagues from Faculty of Arts & Humanities and the Digital Futures Institute with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Jan 2024