NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Interview with Dr Parisa Mansoori

Dr Parisa Mansoori, is the Mental Health Translational Research Collaboration (MH-TRC) Collaboration Operations Manager, at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The NIHR Maudsley BRC is one of 14 MH-TRC members. Parisa started in the role in February 2019. Follow Parisa on Twitter @parisamansoori.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Mar 2021

Professor Peter Goadsby awarded world’s top Brain Prize 2021

Peter Goadsby, Professor of Neurology at King's College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), and Director at the National Institute for Health Research-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (NIHR CRF), King's College Hospital has been awarded the world’s top Brain Prize from the Lundbeck Foundation for his pioneering migraine research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Mar 2021

Depression and anxiety are associated with disagreement between patient and doctor assessments of psoriasis severity.

Researchers from St John’s Institute of Dermatology and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London found a disagreement in 39% of patient and doctor ratings of psoriasis severity and an association between this disagreement and patient mental health.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Mar 2021

NIHR appoints Senior Investigators for 2021

Ammar Al-Chalabi, Professor of Neurology and Complex Disease Genetics at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London, has been appointed to the NIHR College of Senior Investigators for 2021 in the 14th round of the Senior Investigator competition. Professor Al-Chalabi is co-lead of the Psychosis and Neuropsychiatry research theme at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley BRC.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Mar 2021

Deciphering the genetics behind eating disorders

By studying the genomes of more than 20,000 individuals, an international team is shedding light on the genetic links between eating disorders, mental illnesses and body weight regulation

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Mar 2021