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Could inflammation help us find links between mental and physical illness?

Dr Golam Khandaker and Professor Peter Jones will use cutting edge statistics to test if inflammation can explain why people develop depression and heart disease together.

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MQ's Data Science Meeting 2018

17 July 2018

Registration is now open for MQ's 2018 Mental Health Data Science Meeting - bringing together researchers and innovators to explore how data science can transform how we understand, treat and prevent mental illness.

As a mother, I felt powerless to help

12 July 2018

Guest blogger Melanie's daughter was twelve when she first tried to take her own life. In this blog, Melanie describes her daughter's journey to recovery and shares her hopes for what mental health research could achieve for young people.

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