Nurses in research blog: Emma and Naomi

Emma Russell and Naomi O'Mahony are Mental Health Liaison Nurses, based in St Thomas’ Hospital and Lewisham Hospital respectively. They support people presenting with mental health crisis, usually in A&E but also across their hospitals, to assess each person’s needs and create a personalised treatment plan.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Jan 2020

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

BRC Researchers celebrated at the King’s Awards

We’re delighted that the GLAD Study Team, jointly run by Professor Gerome Breen and Professor Thalia Eley, were the very deserving winners of the Research Project of the Year at this year’s King’s Awards.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Jan 2020

CRIS Blog: Are we under-estimating self-harm rates due to differences in hospital admittance procedures?

Kate Polling is a Wellcome Doctoral Research Fellow at King’s College London

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Jan 2020