Remote testing solutions for clinical trials and academic research are increasingly being adopted resulting in time and cost savings for clinical research studies and reduced participation burden for study patients. However, not every study is suitable for this medium. In this article we cover the scientific and operational factors for deciding whether to use remote cognitive testing in an upcoming trial.
With rising life-expectancy, the number of cases of dementia and related disorders is increasing. In attempts to tackle the pandemic, treatment trials are moving earlier in the disease process. CANTAB offers a battery of tests specially targeted at assessing cognition in early Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and the associated effects on cognition with drug action.
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.