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Biomarkers could predict response to antipsychotic treatment

Biomarkers could predict response to antipsychotic treatment

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Researchers from the National institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and King's College London have identified stress and inflammation biomarkers which might help predict whether people with psychosis will respond to existing antipsychotic medication.
New study sheds light on development of anxiety within families

New study sheds light on development of anxiety within families

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Living together could be the main source of similarity for anxiety between family members, over and above genetic links between them, according to new research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London.
Verbal therapy could block consolidation of fear memories in trauma victims

Verbal therapy could block consolidation of fear memories in trauma victims

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A verbal 'updating' technique aimed at blocking the consolidation of traumatic memories could protect against the long-term psychological and physiological effects of trauma, according to new research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London and the University of Oxford.
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Wiring up the nervous system: new players from the immune system

Wiring up the nervous system: new players from the immune system

Date
6 May 2015
Location
Gowland Hopkins Lecture Theatre, Guy's campus, SE1 1UL
Description
This Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases 10th anniversary special seminar will be presented by Professor Alun Davies of Cardiff University, and hosted by Dr Adrian Pini.
Cellular mechanisms of tissue extending & bending

Cellular mechanisms of tissue extending & bending

Date
7 May 2015
Location
Guys Campus, Lecture Theatre 2, New Hunt's House, SE1 1UL
Description
This MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology seminar will be presented by Professor. Jeremy Green of the Department of Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology, and hosted by Professor Jon Clarke.
Adolescence as a sensitive period of social brain development

Adolescence as a sensitive period of social brain development

Date
11 May 2015
Location
Henry Welcome Building, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Seminar Room (Ground Floor)
Description
This psychology seminar will be presented by Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.
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