Annual meeting 2022

Material from the Annual Bias Methods Group Open Meeting(s) 2022

In 2022, we hosted two virtual annual meetings in November.

At the first meeting, Kolokotrones Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Miguel Hernán gave a talk on repurposing old drugs for new diseases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters included:

Asbjørn Hróbjartsson
Bias Methods Group convenor
Bias Methods Group Report: activities 2021-2022 (slides available here)

Miguel Hernán
Kolokotrones Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Repurposing old drugs for new diseases: causal inference during a pandemic (slides available here)

At the second meeting, members of the Bias Methods Group presented findings from recent methodological research. Watch the recording from the meeting here. Presenters included:

Matthew Page
Bias Methods Group convenor
Bias Methods Group Report: activities 2021-2022

Dena Zeraatkar
Department of Anesthesia, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University
The trustworthiness and impact of trial preprints for COVID-19 decision-making: A methodological study

Raju Kanukula
Methods in Evidence Synthesis Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
A comparison of two studies investigating bias due to selective inclusion of study effect estimates in meta-analyses

Emma Sydenham
Cochrane Injuries; London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Identifying and managing problematic trials: A research integrity assessment tool for randomized controlled trials in evidence synthesis