News

Free webinar: An introduction to prospective meta-analysis

Join us for this event on 1st September, 2021. Details available here.

PMA methods paper published in BMJ

We are very excited to announce that our paper, 'A guide to prospective meta-analysis' has been published in the BMJ. To view the article, click here.

The full citation is: Seidler Anna Lene, Hunter Kylie E, Cheyne Saskia, Ghersi Davina, Berlin Jesse A, Askie Lisa. A guide to prospective meta-analysis BMJ 2019; 367 :l5342

Poster prize!

Congratulations to Saskia Cheyne for winning the best moderated poster at the ACTA International Clinical Trials Conference for her presentation on the advantages of prospective meta-analysis.

Poster citation: Saskia Cheyne, Anna Lene Seidler, Kylie Hunter, Davina Ghersi, Jesse Berlin, Lisa Askie, on behalf of the Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group. The advantages of prospective meta-analyses in health research. ACTA International Clinical Trials Conference, 2-5 October 2019, Sydney Australia

PMA MG members give two presentations at Cochrane Colloquium 2019 in Santiago, Chile

1. Anna Lene Seidler, Kylie Hunter, Saskia Cheyne, Davina Ghersi, Jesse Berlin, Lisa Askie on behalf of the Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group. Step-by-step guidance on conducting prospective meta-analyses.

2. Saskia Cheyne, Anna Lene Seidler, Kylie Hunter, Davina Ghersi, Jesse Berlin, Lisa Askie on behalf of the Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group. A scoping review of prospective meta-analyses in health research.

PMA led by co-convenor, Professor Lisa Askie, published in JAMA

Check it out at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6583054/

Askie L, Darlow BA, Finer N, Schmidt B, Stenson B, Tarnow-Mordi W, David PG, Carlo WA, Brocklehurst P, Davies LC, Das A, Rich W, Gantz MG, Roberts RS, Whyte RK, Costantini L, Poets C, Asztalos E, Battin M, Halliday HL, Marlow N, Tin W, King A, Juszczak E, Morley CJ, Doyle LW, Gebski V, Hunter KE, Simes RJ, for the Neonatal Oxygenation Prospective Meta-analysis (NeOProM) Collaboration. Association Between Oxygen Saturation Targeting and Death or Disability in Extremely Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Oxygenation Prospective Meta-analysis Collaboration. JAMA 2018;319(21):2190-201. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.5725.

Co-convenor, Jesse Berlin, recipient of prestigious award

We would like to congratulate PMA MG co-convenor, Dr Jesse Berlin, who was chosen as the 2013 recipient of the Harvard School of Public Health’s Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr Berlin was presented with this award on October 31st, 2013 in recognition of his achievements in education, scientific collaboration, and statistical methodology as well as his leadership in the pharmaceutical industry.

First Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis protocol published in 2010

2010 saw the first ever publication of a Prospective Meta-Analysis (PMA) protocol within Cochrane, entitled "Misoprostol for cervical priming prior to IUD insertion in nulliparous women" by Turok, Simonsen and Schulz (2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008278. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008278).

Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;}