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.
Cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease remains a significant, unmet therapeutic need for patients; as such it is vital that there is rigorous research into the topic. Here we will discuss six CANTAB tasks that can address this research gap.
Cambridge Cognition and Boehringer Ingelheim have been investigating cognitive performance among patients with schizophrenia, with a view to improving future pro-cognitive drug trial designs. Our Director of Neuroscience, Dr Kiri Granger, presented the latest findings at ISCTM and SIRS.
The latest FDA draft guidance for clinical trials in early Alzheimer’s disease presents many new opportunities and challenges for drug development.
Can acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and CNS stimulants tackle cognitive dysfunction in multiple scle
Cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis (MS) presents a significant, unmet therapeutic need. Researchers at Cambridge Cognition and the University of Manchester investigated potential solutions to this problem with a systematic review and meta-analysis of pro-cognitive drug trials in MS.
The outcome measure selected for a pro-cognitive drug trial in schizophrenia must be sensitive enough to detect potentially subtle changes in cognition.
Discussing the methodological considerations, and suggesting recommendations, for successful pro-cognitive drugs trials in schizophrenia.
The importance of recruiting patients for pro-cognitive drug trials in schizophrenia on the basis of cognitive dysfunction.
Introducing a blog-post series to discuss key limitations, and potential improvements, for pro-cognitive drug trials in schizophrenia.
Dr Kiri Granger, Director of Neuroscience, Cambridge Cognition and Dr Steve Brannan, Chief Medical Officer, Karuna Pharmaceuticals Inc. hosted a webinar on how to improve clinical trial success in schizophrenia.