Listen to Daniel Freeman on BBC Radio 4! 22 May 2013
Jenni Murray interviews Professor Daniel Freeman about his new book: "The Stressed Sex"
BMA Margaret Temple Award 2013 for Dr Anthony James and colleagues 22 May 2013
Research to look at olfactory stem cells and induced pluripotential stem cells from skin fibroblasts of patients with adolescent-onset schizophrenia and matched healthy controls
Our necessary shadow - the nature and meaning of psychiatry 22 May 2013
Psychiatry has been under attack throughout its history, and the last generation, despite the enormous improvement in the effectiveness and safety of its treatments, has been no different. This book sets out to describe psychiatry, warts and all, for the general public so that they can make up their own minds when they read the various critiques that crowd our bookshops and newspapers.
B vitamins offer Alzheimer's hope 21 May 2013
The Daily Telegraph, p.12, Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, 21/05/2013
Whitehall Imaging Sub-Study welcomes its 200th Participant 20 May 2013
From left: Abda Mahmood, Claire Sexton, Vyara Valkanova, Rita Haapakoski-Helldan, Enikő Zsoldos, Klaus Ebmeier, Mika Kivimäki, Archana Singh-Manoux, Charlotte Allan; [away (probably imaging): Clare Mackay, Nico Fillipini, Anya Topiwala, Steve Smith; John Geddes (talking in the US); and Rocio Eguia (taking picture)]
Get Research Funding (up to £7k) ! 18 May 2013
Would you like a small research grant to develop your interests? Research grants are available to those working in the NHS in Oxfordshire
Peter Sargent appointed Head of School of Psychiatry 2 May 2013
Peter will be responsible for the specialist training of psychiatrists in the Oxford Deanery, covering Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire:
Autoimmune causes of schizophrenia 1 May 2013
A proportion of patients with psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia may have a treatable autoimmune condition underlying their symptoms. We have shown, for the first time that patients with a first episode of psychosis had antibodies against the NMDA receptor or Voltage Gated Potassium Channel.
New and improved Athena SWAN webpages! 12 April 2013
The Athena SWAN team have now submitted the Department’s Bronze Award application.