Acaster Lloyd Consulting poster presentation at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)

The Acaster Lloyd Consulting XLH Team, consisting of Andrew Lloyd, Siu Hing Lo and Natalia Piglowska, recently completed a multi-country study exploring the disease burden of X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) among adults. Results will be presented at the ASBMR in a poster session on Sunday 22 September at 12.30-2.30PM in the West Hall C/Orange County Convention Center. Look out for “Exploring the Burden Of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia: A European Multi-Country Qualitative Study [SUN-699]”.

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New publication by Sarah Acaster

This new paper by our Director, Sarah Acaster, reports on a novel biomarker in celiac disease, which unlike existing biomarkers used in this disease area is correlated with patient reported symptoms, and demonstrates the nature and time course of symptom change in the hours following gluten ingestion.

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Acaster Lloyd Consulting poster presentation at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Annual Congress

Our team, including Director Sarah Acaster and Senior Research Manager Katy Gallop recently conducted a large European qualitative study exploring the psychosocial impact of living with peanut allergy on adults, adolescents, children and caregivers. If you’re going to EAACI you can view the poster of results “Allergy to Peanut ImPacting Emotions And Life (APPEAL) 2: The first European multi-country qualitative evaluation of the impact of living with peanut allergy” in the Late-Breaking Poster Discussion Session on Monday 3rd June.

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Acaster Lloyd Consulting Poster presentation at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting

Acaster Lloyd Consulting, in a team led by director Sarah Acaster, have had the pleasure of working with Sage Therapeutics during their achievement of the first FDA approved treatment for postpartum depression. A fantastic result for the women and their families in this critical population. As part of this work stream, in an effort to relate patient-reported and clinician-reported outcomes, our director, Sarah Acaster, was part of a study team to explore the relationship between the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) and Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Scale (EPDS). If you’re going to APA next week you can view the related poster: ‘The association between the HAM-D and EPDS in postpartum depression’ in the poster session on Tuesday 21st May ref: P7-092.

Look out for news of further dissemination associated with this work.

2019 Annual Meeting

Acaster Lloyd Consulting poster presentation at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

Our director Andrew Lloyd and research associate Natalia Piglowska were both part of the study team to develop health-related quality of life weights (utilities) for health states describing different levels of vision loss in individuals with RPE65-Mediated Inherited Retinal Disorder (IRD). If you’re going to ARVO next week, you can view their poster ‘Estimation of Impact of RPE65-Mediated Inherited Retinal Disease on Quality of Life’ in the ‘Patient perspectives and reported outcomes’ session on Wednesday 1st May.

The full paper is available here

ISPOR press release

Press release from ISPOR about a recent themed issue of Value in Health on the latest research from the EuroQol Group. The issue includes an introductory editorial from our director Andrew Lloyd, followed by a series of papers on the EQ5D.

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