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Month: August 2017

Shedding light on epilepsy in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Shedding light on epilepsy in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Posted on 30 August 2017 by Christopher Eaton

Imagine being the parent of a child with a rare genetic disorder that affects heart, mind and brain. Then imagine that this ‘rare’ disorder in fact effects up to fifteen […]

Increase understanding of autism and stop wrongly blaming parents

Increase understanding of autism and stop wrongly blaming parents

Posted on 11 August 2017 by Professor Susan Leekam

Sue Leekam and Catherine R.G. Jones As many as 1.1% of the population of the UK has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), making it a relatively common condition. Yet ASD can […]

Could data science revolutionise mental health care?

Could data science revolutionise mental health care?

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Kathryn Excell

One in four people are affected by mental illness each year, with often devastating impacts on their lives. And whilst mental illness is gaining increasing attention in the media and […]