Cohort Descriptives

Variable Response
Cohort Name Quantitative MRI in the NHS, Memory Clinics
Cohort Acronym QMIN MC
Study Overview A study of neuroimaging and cognitive data from NHS memory clinics. This is an unselected cohort of people attending memory clinics who require neuroimaging including people with and without a diagnosis of dementia. Basic demographic data, diagnosis and cognitive testing is available to accompany the neuroimaging.
#Subjects at Baseline The first release will include 336 patients, with subsequent data releases every 6 months.
Institution Name University of Cambridge
Department Name Clinical Neurosciences
City Cambridge
Study/Database Website

Principal Investigator (PI) Timothy Rittman
Key Study References

Please see study website

Population Based Study? No
Family Based Study? No
Clinical based sample? Yes
Is there follow-up data available? There is limited longitudinal neuroimaging data available in selected patients who required repeat imaging as part of their clinical investigation. Longitudinal cognitive data will be available.
Were participants included prior to development of dementia (may refer to controls only)? No
Were participants included prior to development of MCI (may refer to controls only)? No
How is data collected? Recruitment via NHS memory clinics
Who carries out data collection? Cognitive data is collected by NHS memory clinic staff, neuroimaging data is collected at academic or NHS neuroimaging centres.
Does this take place in participants' homes or at a central location? Studies are based at participating NHS Trusts
Do participants take part individually or are families/partners involved? Individually
Dementia cases ascertained as part of study: n/a
How many times followed up? Follow-up is based on clinical need
Study start date 01/03/2021 00:00:00
Study end date No planned end date
Is study ongoing? Yes
Is study still recruiting? Yes
Inclusion criteria Attendance at an NHS memory clinic
Exclusion criteria Unable to have an MRI (eg pacemaker, shrapnel, claustrophobia)