cognitive screening

A new look at cognitive functioning in pediatric MS

Authors: Lauren B Krupp, Emmanuelle Waubant, Michael Waltz, T Charles Casper, Anita Belman, Yolanda Wheeler, Jayne Ness, Jennifer Graves, Mark Gorman, Leslie Benson, Soe Mar, Manu Goyal, Teri Schreiner, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, Moses Rodriguez, Jan-Mendelt Tillema, Timothy Lotze, Greg Aaen, Mary Rensel, John Rose, Tanuja Chitinis, Allan George, Leigh E Charvet, US Network of Pediatric MS Centers

Journal: Multiple Sclerosis: Clinical and Laboratory Research

Year Published: 2023

Objective: Cognitive involvement in pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) relative to adult MS is less defined. This study advances our understanding by measuring cognitive performances in pediatric MS, adult MS, and pediatric healthy controls. Methods: Consecutive relapsing […]

Utility of Diffusion Modeling of Cogstate Brief Battery Test Performance in Detecting Mild Cognitive Impairment

Authors: Kyler Mulhauser, Bruno Giordani, Voyko Kavcic, L D Nicolas May, Arijit Bhaumik, Sarah Shair, Kristen Votruba

Journal: Assessment

Year Published: 2022

Cognitive testing data are essential to the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and computerized cognitive testing, such as the Cogstate Brief Battery, has proven helpful in efficiently identifying harbingers of dementia. This study provides a […]

Validity of a brief computerized cognitive screening test in dementia

Authors: Dustin Hammers, Elizabeth Spurgeon, Kelly Ryan, Carol Persad, Nancy Barbas, Judith Heidebrink, David Darby, Bruno Giordani

Journal: Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

Year Published: 2012

Background: While preliminary evidence supports the criterion validity of the CogState computerized brief battery in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer disease (AD), definitive validation studies examining a wider range of dementia-related disorders relative to conventional […]

Effect of hyperbilirubinaemia on neurocognitive, renal, bone and cardiovascular markers in HIV infection treated with boosted protease inhibitors

Authors: Tristan J Barber, Graeme Moyle, Andrew Hill, Gurmit Jagjit Singh, Marta Boffito, Mark Nelson

Journal: Journal of the International AIDS Society

Year Published: 2014

Introduction: Use of some protease inhibitors (PI) is associated with unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia (HBR), due to inhibition of UGT1A1. As observed in Gilbert’s syndrome, HBR may have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Inflammation may be relevant to neurocognitive […]

Evaluation of the usability of a brief computerized cognitive screening test in older people for epidemiological studies

Authors: J Fredrickson, P Maruff, M Woodward, L Moore, A Fredrickson, J Sach, D Darby

Journal: Neuroepidemiology

Year Published: 2010

Background: Computerized cognitive testing has the potential to be an effective way to assess and monitor cognition in large neuroepidemiological studies. CogState is a game-like computerized test with demonstrated validity and reliability that has shown sensitivity […]

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