NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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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

Londoner proud to play his part in COVID-19 fightback by taking part in vaccine trial

A 30-year-old man has spoken about his pride in aiding the national fightback against COVID-19 by taking part in vaccine research in south London.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 26 Feb 2021

‘Trending’ doctors’ notes could help hospitals predict COVID-19 surges

Data mining technology developed by researchers at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre could help hospitals plan for surges in COVID-19 cases, based on notes recorded electronically by doctors.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Feb 2021

Malnutrition predicts faster functional loss in dementia patients

New research led by King’s College London and  Stavanger University Hospital. highlights the importance of assessing malnutrition in people with dementia, in order to help slow loss of independence or functional decline.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Feb 2021