Our in-house statisticians specialize in cognitive and rating scale data analysis and interpretation, providing a range of consultancy and analysis services:

  • Sample size and power calculations, including the use of historical data from our extensive database
  • Creation or review of Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) and protocols
  • Computation of standardized scores from raw test performance data, and normative data comparisons
  • Development and computation of composite scores
  • Primary, secondary and exploratory statistical analyses of clinical and cognitive treatment effects
  • Production of Tables, Figures and Listings (TFLs)
  • Results and interpretation for the Clinical Study Report (CSR)
  • Statistical support for conference presentations and manuscript development for peer-reviewed journals
  • All analyses are conducted using SAS 9.4 or higher, and processes are compliant with Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

In addition, our team has developed proprietary software for:

  • Ongoing review of test data for potential outliers and data problems
  • Imputation of missing cognitive data
  • Assessment of practice effect and test-retest reliability
  • Evaluation of rater and site performance

NCT offers a Functional Service Provider (FSP) model for sponsors looking to outsource their statistical analysis needs, or we can customize a package of services to supplement your in-house team with our expertise in cognitive and clinical endpoints.