News & events

Exposure to trauma ‘activates’ genes into causing depression

The genetic risk of inheriting depression is doubled for people who report having been exposed to trauma

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Jan 2020

New study finds evidence for reduced brain connections in schizophrenia

Innovative NIHR Maudsley BRC-funded research has used advanced scanning methods to show lower levels of a protein found in the connections between neurons in the living brains of people with schizophrenia.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Jan 2020

Professor Matthew Hotopf receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

Professor Matthew Hotopf, Vice Dean of Research at the IoPPN, King's College London, and Director of the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre has been awarded a CBE for services to Psychiatric Research. Professor Hotopf received the CBE from His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace yesterday.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Dec 2018

Service User Advisory Group for 12-16-year-olds

We are launching a new Patient/Service User Advisory Group for 12-16-year-old CAMHS service users to advise on research studies and to provide us with unique insights and viewpoints.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 6 Dec 2018

Improving dementia care and treatment saves thousands of pounds in care homes

Improving staff training in care homes and reducing reliance on harmful medications saves thousands of pounds per year, as well as improving quality of life and reducing agitation in dementia, new research has demonstrated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018