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14 August 2018

What is the optimal approach for using digital cognitive biomarkers in clinical trials?

Digital cognitive biomarkers are typically active or passive: but which approach enhances clinical trial success? Here we will define how active and passive cognitive biomarkers function in clinical trials, to conclude their optimal application.

9 August 2018

CANTAB Research Grant funds investigation of chronic inflammation as a pathway for cognitive dysfunction 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. 

7 August 2018

What are digital cognitive biomarkers and why are they useful?

Biomarkers are important for the detection of disease-relevant information to help recruit, stratify and monitor patients, and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of compounds. Here we’ll discuss what digital biomarkers are and how they offer an opportunity to revolutionize research and drug development in psychiatric and neurological disorders. 

25 July 2018

Neural Network classification of longitudinal cognitive data for prediction of individual-level change

For the first time, Neural Network classifiers have been applied to changes in CANTAB PAL performance between baseline and 10 months to accurately predict the development of MCI at 20 months. Dr Elizabeth Baker, Statistical Scientist at Cambridge Cognition, presented the novel findings at AAIC 2018

22 July 2018

CANTAB Mobile: experience of use of a digital memory assessment tool in UK primary care

Cambridge Cognition presented new data at AAIC 2018 that demonstrates a demand from patients for the objective assessment of memory function, and describes how CANTAB testing can triage these memory complaints in clinic.

17 July 2018

What benefits does CANTAB BrainHealth offer for healthcare professionals, employers and employees?

We caught up with brain health and workplace mental performance consultant, Dr Jenny Brockis, on how tools like CANTAB BrainHealth can be used to promote mental wellbeing at work. 

4 July 2018

How can employers promote mental wellbeing?

Mental wellbeing is integral to the health and functioning of the workforce, the compromise of which can have serious social and financial ramifications - but what actions can employers take to promote mental wellbeing?  

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