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Four members of the Centre for Translational Informatics (CTI) leadership team form a core part of a new £1.5m Medical Research Council (MRC) Mental Health Pathfinder Award granted to King’s College London, under the direction of Professor Robert Stewart. This King’s Pathfinder Award will build on our existing strengths in clinical informatics and deliver projects that provide the […]

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King’s College London has been chosen as a foundation partner of a new national institute Health Data Research UK. King’s will join UCL, Imperial College London, Queen Mary University of London and The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in a collaborative partnership of five London universities. Health Data Research UK is initially awarding £30 million funding to six sites […]

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Research funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, published in Scientific Reports today (Monday 27 November) shows that machine learning has the potential to predict unknown adverse drug reactions. Hospital admissions resulting from adverse drug reactions (ADRs) have been projected to cost the NHS £466m. Although ADRs are monitored during clinical trials, limitations in sample size […]

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South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust have launched a tool to improve prescribing for older people. Medichec is an innovative online tool that helps clinicians identify medicines that could cause memory and cognitive problems in older people. Medicines known as anticholinergics are prescribed for a range of conditions including urinary incontinence, pain and depression. […]

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