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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

Schoolchildren and local residents join King’s College London researchers in science festival

Researchers and trainees from the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) participated in a special event for nearly 550 local schoolchildren and members of the public.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 19 Jun 2017

Victoria derbyshire show inheritance mental illness

NIHR Maudsley BRC research features in BBC film exploring inheritance of mental illness.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 13 May 2016
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