Cambridge Cognition signs new eCOA contracts

Cambridge Cognition today announced it has won a significant new phase IV clinical trial contract for use of its electronic clinical outcomes assessment (eCOA) platform, CANTAB Connect.

Why is it important to assess cognition in criminal cases?

Dr Seán Haldane is a Consultant Neuropsychologist and expert witness who provides reports for defence lawyers, the Crown Prosecution Service and the police. We caught up with Dr Haldane to discuss how CANTAB Insight is integral to his work.  

CANTAB for cognitive screening in a young adult mental health unit

Mental health researcher at the University of Sydney: Brain and Mind Centre, Ashleigh Tickell, recently submitted her PhD on the feasibility of cognitive screening as standard clinical care in a young adult mental health unit. We caught up with Ashleigh to find out the outcomes of using CANTAB for her project.

CANTAB Research Grant funds investigation of chronic inflammation in depression

PhD Student Naoise Mac Giollabhui received a CANTAB Research Grant in 2018 for his project: ‘Chronic inflammation as a pathway to cognitive dysfunction in adolescents and young adults with a history of elevated depressive symptoms’. We caught up with Naoise to discuss how the grant will benefit his research. 

A solution for improving recruitment into early Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials

Screening patients into early stage Alzheimer’s trials can be costly and time-consuming. Kenton Zavitz, PhD, Director of Clinical Affairs proposes a potential solution for improving recruitment into clinical trials. 

Cambridge Cognition announces major contract win and funding award

We're pleased to announce the award of a major new pharmaceutical clinical trial contract and a Digital Health Catalyst grant from Innovate UK.

Pen-and-paper vs. computerised testing: which method do older adults prefer?

Exciting new research shows not only that web-based cognitive assessments are suitable for older adults but, for many, computerised assessments are actually preferable to traditional pen-and-paper tasks. 

Hogrefe becomes exclusive distributor of CANTAB in Finland

We’re pleased to announce that Hogrefe Psykologien Kustannus Oy is now an exclusive distributor of CANTAB software products for use in Finland by academic researchers and healthcare professionals.

Home-based computerised testing: a valid alternative to in-person cognitive assessments?

A comparison of in-person and web-based computerised cognitive testing with CANTAB.

Pre-Screening for Episodic Memory Deficits To Enrich Recruitment in Alzheimer's Disease Trials

Identifying participants in the ‘pre-clinical’ or ‘prodromal’ stage of Alzheimer's disease prior to the onset of cognitive and functional decline can be challenging, time-consuming and expensive. Can, pre-screening for episodic memory deficits enrich the recruitment of eligible participants in early Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials?

Paired Associates Learning: Adding Sensitivity By Measuring Reaction Times

Computerised testing brings an unprecedented ability to capture more detailed information about patient responses. This could provide novel insights into cognitive processes, and greater discriminatory power in predicting cognitive deficits and decline in Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Results from CANTAB in the Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Feasibility Study

Dr Rosemary Abbott presented this poster at the Dementias Platform UK Annual Scientific Meeting on 4th May 2017.

What is test-retest reliability and why is it important?

Digital Health & Innovation Scientist, Matthew Hobbs explores what test re-test reliability is, how you would measure it and why it is important when choosing cognitive tests.

The benefits of language and culture independent touchscreen cognitive tests

When assessing cognitive function, tests that are reliable, time and cost efficient and are comparable across cultures and languages are the key to producing accurate and valid results. There are various cognitive assessment tools out there, but what are the benefits of using language and culture independent touchscreen tests such as CANTAB?