"developing tools for clinicians, by clinicians to be used in clinics"
The ACEmobile team are a small collection of Academic Clinicians, engineers, researchers and volunteers who collectively support the philosophy of advancing the assessment of cognition in dementia and other clinical areas. The agreed ethos within this team is to provide tools, such as ACEmobile, for free to support this endeavour.
We hope that like minded clinicians and academics will both value the use of this tool in their own practice and look for opportunities to support its continued development by actively sharing their data back with us or by developing their own research projects which include the use of ACEmobile or which seek to support its evolution into the future.
We are the initial ACEmobile community members and look forward to its expansion with enthusiasm.
The ACEmobile project has been developed and led by:
Professor Hodges designed and developed the Addenbrooks Cognitive Examination in 2000. He has overseen two further developments, the ACE-R in 2006 and the ACE-3 in 2012 to improve the measure’s ability to detect early cognitive change associated with dementia. Professor Hodges trained in medicine and psychiatry in London, Southampton and Oxford before gravitating to Neurology and becoming enamoured by neuropsychology. In 1990, he was appointed a University Lecturer in Cambridge and in 1997 became MRC Professor of Behaviour Neurology. He currently works at Frontier’s, Neuroscience Research Australia, leading a clinical research group in frontotemporal dementia. He has written over 400 papers on aspects of neuropsychology (especially memory and languages) and dementia, plus six books.
Dr Newman is lead for NeuroCoRe and lead on the computerisation of the ACE. He is the mHealth Innovation Lead & Snr Res Fellow Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and a Clinical Psychologist in the Neuropsychology department at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. He gained a PhD in Applied Behavioural Economics at Keele medical school, before completing a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Plymouth University. His research has focused on techology solutions to health assessment. He has specialised in mHealth product management with a range of skills including feasibility assessment, usability research, wireframing, graphic design and software development project management. His specialist interest is in human interaction and design in the delivery of a range of mHealth solutions.
Dr Noad is co-lead for NeuroCoRe. NeuroCoRe are based within the Clinical Neurology Research group at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr Noad is an honorary Research Fellow at the medical school and is a Consultant Neuropsychologist and Head of Neuropsychology working within Neurosciences at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. He completed the Oxford Doctoral Clinical Psychology training course in 2002 before undertaking post-qualification training in Neuropsychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London. He has a clinical interest in early onset dementia and research interests in the field of cognitive assessment and early detection of dementia.
ACEmobile lead programmer