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19 July 2017

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?


19 July 2017

Alzheimer’s research technology showcase - AAIC 2017

Showcasing a range of digital neurotechnologies to improve the research, diagnosis and treatment in Alzheimer's disease.

17 July 2017

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.

16 July 2017

Feasibility of automated voice based cognitive assessment on a consumer voice platform

Exploring the use of automated voice based cognitive assessments on consumer voice platforms.

13 June 2017

CANTAB Research Grant Supports New South Wales Brain Donor Program

Winner of the 2016 Global Prize for the CANTAB Research Grant, Toni McCrossin, Clinical Officer for the New South Wales Brain Tissue Resource Centre (NSWBTRC) explains how access to CANTAB cognitive assessments are supporting their project.

8 May 2017

MRI research meets Doppler Ultrasound, Cognitive Function and Wellbeing with CANTAB Research Grant

PhD student Claire Burley was one of four winners of our CANTAB Research Grant for 2016. Claire was awarded our UK award for her study titled “Multi-modal assessment of brain health across the lifespan and between fitness groups. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) meets Doppler ultrasound, cognitive function and measures of well-being”. Having now completed the majority of her research, Claire tells us more about her research project and how The CANTAB Research Grant has helped.

5 May 2017

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.