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Researchers investigate ability of their new AI tool to predict medical events

A new study led by King’s College London has demonstrated the potential of an AI tool they developed to predict the health trajectory of patients by forecasting future disorders, symptoms, medications and procedures.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Mar 2024

FREED launches online training resources to ease transition from child to adult eating disorder services

The transition from child to adult mental health eating disorders services can be challenging for service users and staff, however it can also offer opportunities to take a fresh approach to someone’s treatment and care. FREED (First Episode Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders) has launched online learning resources for professionals to be able to offer improved support during this time.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Feb 2024

Pioneering link between census data and electronic mental health records

Researchers at King's College London, supported by the NIHR Maudsley BRC, are the first research team in England to link electronic mental healthcare records to census data, at an individual level. Published in the ‘BMJ Open’ and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) the study involved linking de-identified data (with personal information removed) of 459,374 patients from South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust to census data from 2011.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Feb 2024

Study estimates number of patients for potential new Alzheimer’s disease treatments

Researchers from King’s College London, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) have collaborated to model how many patients might receive new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, currently under review.


By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 1 Feb 2024

An interview with... Professor Richard Emsley

Professor Richard Emsley is the NIHR Maudsley BRC's Theme Lead in Trials, Prediction and Genomics, and was recently appointed the role of Interim Academic Director of the King’s Clinical Trials Unit and lead of a new NIHR Research Services Support hub. He specialises in improving the delivery of clinical trials in mental health, supported by the NIHR and with partners at King's College London's as well as across the country. In this interview he provides some insights into his work in this area.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Jan 2024