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Latest News

New study finds semaglutide safe for brain health with possible benefits for cognition and nicotine dependence

Semaglutide – widely known as Ozempic/Wegovy – does not negatively impact brain health and is associated with lower risk of cognitive problems and less nicotine dependence, according to a new study.

The brain mechanisms behind how we recognise music

New research published in the journal Nature Communications has uncovered the brain mechanisms behind how we recognise and predict musical sequences.

Professor Rachel Upthegrove made MBE

Professor Rachel Upthegrove, who joins the Department of Psychiatry in August, has been made an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours List.

Beginnings

Listen to the late Professor Michael Gelder on how he founded the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford, 1969.