traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders

Researchers at King’s College London, Imperial College London and University of Leicester  have found first UK evidence that adults exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution are more likely to experience mental disorders in a study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Applied Research Collaboration South London (ARC). Their study has been published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology journal today (24 October 2020).

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Oct 2020

National study into neurological impact of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and King’s College London today launch a £2.84 million study to investigate the neurological and neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Oct 2020

An interview with Dr Ndaba Mazibuko

Dr Ndaba Mazibuko, is a Clinical Research Fellow and a Study Clinician at the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences and the Repurposing Lead at the Centre for Innovative Therapeutics (C-FIT), Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London. 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 Oct 2020

Rosalind helps researchers navigate personal health data

Blog by Madalyn S Hardaker, Research Data Governance Lead, NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 14 Oct 2020

NIHR announces mental health research goals for next decade

On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, NIHR co-lead and Chief Medical Officer for England Professor Chris Whitty set out NIHR’s mental health research goals for 2020-2030. Professor Dame Til Wykes, our Patient and Carer Involvement and Engagement cluster lead, was key in the development and setting of these goals.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 12 Oct 2020