We caught up with Martin Gillies from the University of Oxford, who told us how CANTABTM tasks help his team to probe the cognitive electrophysiology of the deep brain, particularly focusing on the cognitive role of the dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex (dACC) in decision-making.
We recently caught up with Atiqul Haq Mazumder, a doctoral researcher at the University of Oulu, Finland. Here, he tells us about how he used CANTAB to understand more about whether hazardous drinking could affect cognition in people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder.
We caught up with Professor Eirini Flouri from University College London, to discuss the role CANTAB played in her research into gendered friendships and decision-making in adolescence.
Using CANTAB to identify undiagnosed dementia cases using a web-based pre-screening tool in the MOPE
We recently caught up with Dr. Mercè Boada, the project coordinator of MOPEAD, and Medical Director of Ace Alzheimer Center Barcelona to discuss her recent publication supporting the use of CANTAB for the early detection of undiagnosed people with cognitive impairment.
Florin Tibu from the Department of Health and Human Development at the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava recently gave us an insight into how CANTAB has impacted his research into targeting adolescent neurocognitive processes in depression to promote intervention response.
We caught up with Dr. Guy Haller from Geneva University Hospital, to discuss the role CANTAB played in the international ENIGMA II substudy on postoperative cognitive disorders (ISEP)
Using CANTAB to understand the role of cognitive control and rumination in predicting depression amo
We recently caught up with Sanja Jandric, from the University of Osijek to discuss her research into the role of cognitive control and rumination in predicting depression among adolescents with internalising disorders.
We recently caught up with Insa Feinkohl from the BioCog Consortium, to discuss the research they’ve been conducting, focusing on investigating the role of cognitive reserve in cognitive ageing.
Using CANTAB to compare the effects of augmented reality N-back training and traditional two-dimensi
We recently caught up with Dr Bo Zhang from East China Normal University to discuss her research: A Comparison of the Effects of Augmented Reality N-Back Training and Traditional Two-Dimensional N-Back Training on Working Memory
We caught up with Julius Rave to talk about the impact that the primary 2021 CANTAB Research Grant prize will have on his research: Exploring structural and functional changes in memory-associated networks in patients expressing cognitive deficits after a COVID-19 infection.
Pim Heckman speaks to us about the impact that receiving one of the three 2021 CANTAB Research Grant prizes will have on his research into clearing COVID-19 cognitive brain fog
Jamileth More recently spoke to us about the impact that receiving one of the three 2021 CANTAB Research Grant prizes will have on her research into monitoring protocol of COVID-19 patients survivors of mechanical ventilation.
CANTAB used to assist with identifying patients with mild cognitive impairment and subjective cognit
Dr. Andrea McGrattan, a Research Dietitian and Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, spoke to us about her PhD research at Queen’s University Belfast, using CANTAB cognitive testing within a Mediterranean Diet feasibility study, “THINK-MED”, among people with cognitive impairment.
Find out more about how María Campos Magdaleno, PhD of Universidade de Santiago de Compostela is using CANTAB to investigate cognitive changes in typical and pathological ageing.
CENTRE-TBI recently concluded their 10 year study into the relationship between cognition and function in daily life after traumatic brain injury. We caught up with Prof Lindsay Wilson to hear the key findings from this worldwide study.
Using CANTAB to investigate specific contributions from the volume of hippocampal subregions to visu
We recently caught up with Tamara Shavitt, a psychology student who conducted research at the Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo to discuss how CANTAB impacted her research: investigate specific contributions from the volume of hippocampal subregions to visuospatial memory tasks.
New study finds CANTAB is sensitive to very early cognitive changes in premanifest Huntington’s dise
Dr. Christelle Langley, postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine shared the role that CANTAB played in her latest publication: Fronto-striatal circuits for cognitive flexibility in far from onset Huntington’s Disease: Evidence from the Young Adult Study
We recently spoke with Dr Lisa Evju Hauger to discuss the impact CANTAB had on her research into exploring executive function in relation to long-term anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) use and dependence.
Using CANTAB to examine the potential synergistic effects of a combination of omega-3 fatty acids, c
Dr Rebecca Power, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland, shared the role that CANTAB played in her latest publication: Targeted Nutritional Intervention for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment: The Cognitive impAiRmEnt Study (CARES) Trial 1
Ciara Molloy recently spoke to us about the impact that receiving one of the three 2020 CANTAB Research Grant prizes will have on her research: ‘The impact of rare copy number variants on cognition: Defining cognitive phenotypes in individuals with CNVs associated with neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders.’
2020 CANTAB Research Grant supports research into combined dexmedetomidine / ketamine nasal spray fo
The winner of one of the three 2020 CANTAB Research Grant prizes, Dr Amie Hayley, Swinburne University of Technology explains the impact CANTAB will have on her research: Combined dexmedetomidine/ketamine nasal spray for analgesia: a pilot feasibility and efficacy trial.
Dr Simone De Luca recently received the 2020 CANTAB Research Grant primary award for her project: “New ways to assess vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) in chronic lung disease”. We spoke to her about the impact winning would have on her research.
Using CANTAB to study the relationships between executive function, eating behavior and preoperative
PhD candidate Gro Walø-Syversen of Oslo University Hospital, shared the role that CANTAB played in her latest publication: Executive Function, Eating Behavior, and Preoperative Weight Loss in Bariatric Surgery Candidates: An Observational Study.
Alexander Friend shares the role CANTAB played in the research he conducted on cognitive impairment at high-altitude while at The University of Birmingham.
We caught up with Jana Thomas of Radboud University Medical Centre to find out more about the bidirectional relationship between poor sleep and Alzheimer’s disease.
Examination of the neural basis of psychotic-like experiences in adolescence during processing of em
We caught up with Dr Evan Papanastasiou from King's College London to find out why he chose CANTAB to examine the neural basis of psychotic-like experiences in adolescence during processing of emotional faces.
Despite chemotherapy-associated cognitive impairment (CACI, aka chemobrain) affecting 75% of all cancer survivors, little is understood about the mechanisms underlying the disorder. In efforts to address this research gap, Prof Alexandre Chan from the University of California, Irvine used CANTAB to conduct an evaluation of DNA Methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Chemotherapy-Associated Cognitive Impairment. Read on to find out the results.
We caught up with Jacob Crouse from the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre to discuss his research into key factors that underpin mental health disorders in young people, with a view to improving outcomes.
PSYSCAN is a global project, which aims to develop a neuroimaging-based tool that will help healthcare professionals to address key clinical issues for patients with psychotic disorders. We caught up with study coordinator – Aimée Westerveld – to find out more about the role of CANTAB in the project.
What is the impact of stress and environment on executive function and motivation for primary school
We caught up with Toby Bartle, Registered Psychologist and PhD Candidate at James Cook University, to find out why he chose CANTAB when looking at the impact of stress and environment on executive function and motivation for primary school children.