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Identifying subgroups of individuals who are at high risk of cognitive decline in the short to medium term or is important for informing recruitment into clinical trials and clinical decision-making. As part of the DPUK project, this study aims to develop and apply state-of-the-art risk stratification methods to identify such subgroups in DPUK cohorts.

The impact of this work is important for informing highly specific recruitment into clinical trials.

 

Our team

  • Brian Tom
    Brian Tom

    MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge

Training opportunity

A practical introduction to IRT for research in Alzheimer's and dementia

Friday, 30 August 2019, 9.30am to 4.30pm @ G32, Department of Psychology 7 George Square Edinburgh EH8 9JZ

This course will provide a practical introduction to item response theory, with a specific focus on the assessment of change in cognitive test scores.