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We are excited to announce two new partners have officially joined the IDEA-FAST consortium. Bristol-Myers Squibb and University College Cork have commenced their activities in the project during the last quarter of 2023.  Bristol-Myers […]
We are proud to announce the IDEA-FAST September Newsletter is here! Find out about recent events, publications, and IDEA-FAST partners, as well as upcoming IDEA-FAST activities. We would like to say a big thank […]
From BITS to BETTER Reminder: Register now for the workshop on meaningful patient involvement in developing digital endpoints in research and disease management  22 September 2023, 12.30-17.00 o’clock, Beatrixgebouw (Jaarbeurs), Utrecht (NL) or online. […]
Congratulations to Nick Taptiklis and Michele Veldsman of Cambridge Cognition who will represent IDEA-FAST at the ISCTM 2023 Autumn Conference. Nick’s poster entitled “Automated Extraction of Fatigue Content from Voice Diary Data”, as well […]
From BITS to BETTER – Workshop on meaningful patient involvement in developing digital endpoints in research and disease management Beatrixgebouw (Jaarbeurs), Utrecht (NL), 22nd September 2023 12.30 – 17.00 o’clock IDEA-FAST and several prominent […]
We are delighted to announce Dr. Chloe Hinchliffe has been awarded one of the Travel Stipends to attend the ISPGR 2023 Conference in Brisbane, Australia. The International Society of Posture & Gait Research (ISPGR) World […]
Dr. Chloe Hichliffe, postdoctoral researcher in the Brain and Movement (BAM) Research Group at the Translational and Clinical Research Institute of Newcastle University, will hold a presentation on IDEA-FAST at the conference in Swansea, Wales. The […]
On Friday was World IBD Day! 💜 It’s the day when patient organisations, patients, families, supporters and many other stakeholders join forces to raise awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)  and how it impacts […]
The IDEA-FAST mid-term achievements report is here! We would like to say a big thank you to all IDEA-FAST partners for their contribution and dedication to the IDEA-FAST project. Although the Covid-19 pandemic has […]
The Digital Biomarker Summit USA will bring together industry leaders who will present the work that is currently underway with DHTs and digital biomarkers, aiming to drive the industry forward through education and collaboration. […]
We are proud to have one of our latest publications featured by the Innovative Health Inntiative (IHI). Find out more here: Wearable technologies can reliably measure fatigue and disturbed sleep in chronic disease (europa.eu) […]
We are excited to announce that the IDEA-FAST 2023 General Assembly was a great success! The event was held in Barcelona on 16 and 17 March, with attendance of 100 consortium members from 40 […]
Dear readers, The Clinical Observation Study (COS) is on a roll, and we are proud to present the first Newsletter of the IDEA-FAST COS, with the latest recruitment status. The COS is an ambitious […]
IDEA-FAST will be represented at the annual IBD-DACH congress (inflammatory bowel disease, Germany, Austria, Switzerland). Professor Fai Ng is going to give a presentation on IDEA-FAST as an overview on eHealth in general and […]
On 1st December 2021, IDEA-FAST invited its consortium members to join an internal Science Showcase. The aim of the Science Showcase was to review the Feasibility Study (FS) data and brainstorm the next analysis […]
The 2nd General Assembly was held as a virtual meeting on 8th – 9th March 2021, with around 130 participants from all partners as well as external members of the Scientific Advisory Board and the Patient Specialist […]
Professor Walter Maetzler from Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein wrote a blog post on his personal motivation for participating in the IDEA-FAST project and the potential impact our project can have on defining and measuring fatigue. Is […]
Mayca Marín, Marta Burgos and from Asociación Parkinson Madrid wrote a new blog post on the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic had (and continues to have) on people affected by Parkinson’s, as well as […]
Thursday and Friday ( November 5 and 6) saw the running of the first IDEA-FAST Hackathon. It was a great success with 25+ participants from across Europe, spanning 8 partner organisations and 5 work […]
For the Feasibility Study, the four pilot centres – University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK), Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein (GER), Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam (NL), and George-Huntington-Institut (GER) – have now all received ethical approval […]
The IDEA-FAST Blog has published its first contribution from Kirsten Emmert on the feasibility study: The IDEA-FAST feasibility study – Finding the most promising digital measures for sleep disturbances and fatigue   […]
The IDEA-FAST data management platform first release is now live. The platform has been deployed and is ready to receive data collected from the Feasibility Study. […]
A study involving a key member of the IDEA-FAST [1] consortium presents new benchmarks to support the continued development of systems that enable healthcare practitioners to better manage patients with sleep disorders. The findings, […]
After the successful Kick-Off meeting in Newcastle in February, the IDEA-FAST team worked hard to make the vision of the feasibility study come to life. Thanks to the device testing team, we were able […]
The project kick-off meeting was organised by Newcastle University and was held at the Newcastle United Football Club. Fai Ng and Fred Baribaud described the concept & approach for the project and strategies for […]
Newcastle upon Tyne, February 05, 2019 – A new European research project to Identify Digital Endpoints to Assess FAtigue, Sleep and acTivities of daily living (acronym: IDEA-FAST) in the following neurodegenerative disorders (NDD): Parkinson’s […]