3rd Course on Network Meta-Analysis, 4-6 July 2016, Oxford A 3-day course for clinicians, researchers and policy makers wishing to expand their knowledge of indirect and mixed treatment comparisons in the context of clinical effectiveness evaluation. For details click here
March 16 2016
The University of Bristol School of Social and Community Medicine is running the course Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis in Bristol, UK on 9-10 February 2015. Tutors include Nicky Welton, Deborah Caldwell, Sofia Dias and Julian Higgins. Course aims and objectives: By the end of the course participants should be able to:- understand...
January 8 2015
A paper describing our proposed approach for applying GRADE ideas to network meta-analysis has just been published in PLOS One - Salanti G, Del Giovane C, Chaimani A, Caldwell DM, Higgins JPT. Evaluating the Quality of Evidence from a Network Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE. 2014 Jul 3;9(7):e99682.This paper was one of the outputs from the...
July 7 2014
A new Special Collection on Cochrane Overviews http://www.thecochranelibrary.com/details/collection/5786671/Cochrane-Overviews.html is now live on The Cochrane Library homepage. Full text for all Overviews will be available on free access basis while this special collection is featured.
January 29 2014
How to appraise, interpret and publish a network meta-analysis A 3-day course for clinicians, researchers and policy makersJuly 14-16 2014This course is intended for clinicians, researchers and decision modellers interested in the use of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice, who want to expand and deepen their knowledge on indirect and...
December 21 2013
Check out our CMIMG Zotero database to see what has been added.
December 2 2013
Indirect comparisons and network meta-analysis: Evidence synthesis with multiple treatments January 20-22, 2014 Wengen, SwitzerlandProf. Julian Higgins, PhD (course co-ordinator), School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, UK Dr. Georgia Salanti, PhD , Department of Hygiene & Epidemiology, University of...
November 4 2013
GeMTC GUI is a graphical user interface for network meta-analysis (also known as MTC, Mixed Treatment Comparisons). Network meta-analysis consistency models, inconsistency models and node-splitting models are generated automatically by the software and can be run directly in the graphical user interface or exported to be run inJAGS, OpenBUGS...
October 1 2013
This is a practical workshop aiming to present a series of graphical and numerical tools that can be used in Network Meta-analysis to present the evidence base, evaluate the assumptions and present the results. All suggested graphs can be produced in STATA and will be explained using real data examples. The STATA routines are available from http...
September 5 2013
A new R package called `netmeta' for network meta-analysis has been published on CRAN http://www.r-project.org/. This is the first package on CRAN for network meta-analysis that uses a frequentist approach. It is based on the graph-theoretical method by Rücker (2012). A fixed and a random effects model are available and also forest plots for...
September 2 2013