Job Vacancy – Communications and Events Officer (Oxford, UK)

The European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia Consortium (EPAD) seeks a Communications and Events Officer (part-time: 18.75 hours/50% FTE). The post is for a fixed-term of 1 year based at the Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital in Oxford (UK). The post holder will support the delivery of EPAD’s communications strategy, disseminate high quality communications through a…

Our sister project AMYPAD enrols its first research participant

Our sister project, Amyloid imaging to prevent Alzheimer’s disease (AMYPAD), which began its activities on October 2016, has recently enrolled its first research participant. The first participant was recruited in Geneva, Switzerland, within the diagnostic and patient management sub-study (DMPS) of the AMYPAD project. In this clinical study, researchers aim to include subjects suspected of possible…

Congratulations to Geneva University, the EPAD Trial Delivery Centre of the Month

We are delighted to announce that April was the most successful month to date with 73 new research participants enrolled in the EPAD Longitudinal Cohort Study. We continued the positive trend in recruitment of research participants by exceeding the 66 research participants enrolled in March and the 53 in February. Congratulations are due to Université de Genève (Geneva,…

Interview with Sarah Gregory

What is your current role in EPAD? I coordinate EPAD at the Edinburgh Trial Delivery Centre, working with a great team of research assistants, study doctors and research nurses to deliver the protocol. I oversee the daily running of the study in our TDC, making sure we have sufficient recruitment avenues to bring in new…

EPAD has new TDCs on board

The first quarter of 2018 started with great intensity! We were busy working towards opening new sites and improving recruitment. Positive results of our work have begun to come out in a short time with specific progress achieved. First of all, we are delighted to have reached a big milestone in February 2018 when our…

Interview with Harry Peaker

What is your current role in EPAD? As a Data Scientist at Aridhia, I support the development and maintenance of the Analytical Database for the EPAD Longitudinal Cohort Study. IQVIA securely transfer the collated project data from their EDC platform (Medidata Rave) to our digital research platform (AnalytiXagility) on a regular basis. We transform the…