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Review of the 26th Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar

Friday the 14th of March saw the Department of Psychiatry host the 26th annual Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar (CNS). As always, the seminar provided neuroscientists with a great opportunity to network and show off work. Organised in cooperation with Cambridge Neuroscience, this year’s seminar had the theme “Brain Science and Mental Health”. Attended by 370 scientists, the […]

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Professor Simon Baron-Cohen to speak at Cambridge Science Festival

This Saturday the 15th of March, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen will be speaking about his latest research into the effect of prenatal sex hormones on brain development and behaviour. The lecture is entitled ‘Do hormones in the womb affect how your brain and mind develops?’. Professor Baron-Cohen is a member of the University of Cambridge Departments […]

Professor Barabara Sahakian and Dr Annette Bruhl to speak about stress and anxiety at Cambridge Science Festival

Annette Bruhl

Professor Barbara Sahakian and Dr Annette Bruhl will speak alongside Professor David Baldwin from the University of Southampton at a Cambridge Science Festival event on Tuesday 11th March. During the talk, which is entitled ”Overcoming stress and anxiety: Healthy brains for a flourishing society”, the three expert speakers will discuss a range of questions relevant […]

Animated film made by young care leavers wins best documentary prize at the BFI Future Film Awards

BFI award

A documentary made by young care leavers, in collaboration with researchers in the Department of Psychiatry and the NIHR CLAHRC for  East of England, has won the British Film Institute (BFI) Future Film Festival ‘best documentary’ award in the 15 to 18 age category. The animated film, entitled ‘Finding My Way’, explores the challenges and […]

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  1. Biomarker for Clinical Depression in Teenage Boys Identified
  2. Males and female brains differ in specific structures
  3. Cannabis, gender and schizophrenia: which factors affect early onset psychosis?
  4. Department of Psychiatry to host the 26th Cambridge Neuroscience seminar in March.
  5. Explicit feedback alters risk-seeking attitudes and brain activity in binge drinkers
  6. Dr van Harmelen awarded Rubicon postdoctoral fellowship
  7. The 2013 Paykel Lecture: roles for GSK3 and DKK1 in the amyloid cascade hypothesis.
  8. Workshop exploring the biosocial influences on antisocial behaviour to be held in Brazil
  9. Congratulations to Felicity Larson on submitting her PhD
  10. Modafinil reduces the severity of depression when combined with anti-depressants