NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Professor Peter Goadsby elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society

Professor Peter Goadsby, Theme lead for Pain at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society, a Fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists and the oldest academy in continuous existence.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 May 2022

New Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champion appointed

Dr Cerisse Gunasinghe has been appointed as the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre’s new Champion for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Mar 2022

Involving more voices in research through the Race and Ethnicity Advisory Group

Kavita Bains, an assistant psychologist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, is a member of our Race and Ethnicity Advisory (READ) group, where researchers can consult with individuals from under-represented ethnic communities on how best to conduct mental health research. In this blog, she writes about the barriers faced by ethnic minority communities in accessing research and how the READ group can help overcome these.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Feb 2022

Psilocybin, in 10mg or 25mg doses, has no detrimental effects in healthy people

New research from King’s College London, in partnership with COMPASS Pathways and supported by NIHR Maudsley BRC, has established that psilocybin can be safely administered at doses of either 10mg or 25mg to up to six participants at the same time.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jan 2022