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15 December 2020

Bringing home cognitive assessment: Comparing web-based and in-person CANTAB

In times of a pandemic, being able to deliver cognitive tests remotely becomes even more relevant and can prevent the interruption of clinical studies: but are cognitive assessments comparable in the clinic and the home? New research, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, demonstrates that performance on the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTABTM) is broadly comparable when delivered unsupervised online or in-person in the laboratory.


9 December 2020

Cognition and COVID-19 – What we know

Nearly a year on from the first outbreak of COVID-19, we still have a lot to learn about how the virus works and affects our health. In this article Operational Scientist, Iona Pickett, explores our current understanding of the neuropsychological consequences of COVID-19, in particular the impact on cognitive function.

4 December 2020

Lessons learned delivering virtual trials during Covid-19

Digital health expert Dr Jordan Brayanov from Takeda Pharmaceuticals shares his lessons learned delivering virtual trials during Covid-19 and predictions on what’s next for the industry.

16 November 2020

Using CANTAB to examine the potential synergistic effects of a combination of omega-3 fatty acids, carotenoids and vitamin E on the cognitive health and function of patients with MCI.

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

5 November 2020

Digital Health Event 2020 | Key takeaways from the industry experts

Industry experts working at the forefront of drug development, devices and digital health shared their lessons learned delivering virtual trials during the Covid-19 pandemic at Cambridge Cognition’s fourth annual Digital Health Event. Catch up on the key takeways from this thought-leading discussion. 

4 November 2020

Automated administration of Serial Subtraction in a remote data collection context: novel timing features related to task difficulty and participant demographics

New research presented at CTAD 2020 reports the successful derivation of novel measures of timing for a more nuanced assessment of performance on the Serial Subtraction task. 

20 October 2020

Unlocking cognitive research during lockdown: post-webinar Q and A

The volume of discussion and questions during our recent webinar: Remote Cognitive Testing and Lessons Learned During Lockdown was great to see. Unfortunately we were unable to answer all the questions in the time we had so Dr Caroline Skirrow has put together a Q and A addressing some of the key themes raised.