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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.  

13 October 2020

CANTAB Research Grant assists research into defining cognitive phenotypes in individuals with CNVs associated with neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders

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.’

5 October 2020

2020 CANTAB Research Grant supports research into combined dexmedetomidine / ketamine nasal spray for analgesia

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.

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