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Huntington’s disease

PACE-HD – A Tale of Site Training: 5 Days, 4 Sites and 3,280 Miles

Posted on 19 March 2018 by Cheney Drew

The Stats Number of flight hours logged = 8.5 hours over 4 flights Number of hours spent on trains = 14.5 Number of train connections = 4 (of which 2 were uncomfortably close) Number of taxi journeys = 6 Number of hotel stays = 4 Number of hours sleep = not enough Number of notifications
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RDCS Writing Retreat Achieves 95% Customer Satisfaction From NHS And Social Care Delegates Seeking To Submit Research Funding Applications

Posted on 6 December 2017 by Philip Pallmann

3-Day Residential Retreat Early in November the Research Design and Conduct Service (RDCS) South East Wales hosted a three-day residential writing retreat at the Old Rectory hotel in Llangattock near Crickhowell. 16 researchers from all over South Wales attended the event, working on seven distinct research proposals targeting the upcoming Research for Patient and Public
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Huntington’s disease

My Health and Care Research Wales Fellowship – One Year In!

Posted on 11 October 2017 by Dr Emma Yhnell

Brain Training Background In September 2015, as I was writing up my PhD thesis and deciding what I wanted to do next, I was invited along to the Cardiff Huntington’s Disease Centre to meet families impacted by Huntington’s disease. My PhD focused on pre-clinical studies in relation to Huntington’s disease and some of the findings
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Behaviour Change

Sensory Integration Therapy Trial For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted on 9 August 2017 by Elizabeth Randell

Background The SenITA team all very excited as the trial is now going live and open to recruitment. SenITA is a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (RCT) of sensory integration therapy (SIT) versus usual care for sensory processing difficulties in autism spectrum disorder (AST) children – funded by the National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment
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