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23 September 2020

CANTAB Research Grant funds new ways to assess vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) in chronic lung disease

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.


2 September 2020

Using CANTAB to study the relationships between executive function, eating behaviour and preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgery candidates

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

27 August 2020

Does the impact of high-altitude impair cognitive performance?

Alexander Friend shares the role CANTAB played in the research he conducted on cognitive impairment at high-altitude while at The University of Birmingham.

18 August 2020

Accuracy of automated scoring of verbal paired associates in a remote data collection context

At the virtual AAIC 2020 conference Dr Francesca Cormack shared her research, focusing on automatic speech recognition for verbal cognitive testing. 

29 July 2020

Successful delivery of CANTAB cognitive assessments across diverse health systems

At the virtual AAIC 2020 conference Dr Elizabeth Baker presented data on the successful delivery of CANTABTM assessments across diverse health systems and ages: 10 – 90 years old.

The study captures normative performance across the lifespan to support a cognitive screening tool for characterising a range of neuropsychological disorders in clinics across India.

23 July 2020

Validating digital assessments for real-world testing

The power of remote assessments is the flexibility in when and where they can be administered. However, with this increased flexibility comes a responsibility to collect data at a frequency that is meaningful but not burdensome for the patient. This article will cover how to navigate this tricky process and strike the balance. 

21 July 2020

Four ways to better understand fatigue

Despite the significance of fatigue for patients living with chronic health conditions, the disorder is often overlooked. Interested in the patient perspective, we asked how they experience and manage their conditions as well as what they are looking for in an ideal treatment. Read on for the key take-aways from our study. 

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