PMA Methods papers focusing on searching clinical trial registries have been published in BMJ
We are very excited to announce that our paper, 'Searching clinical trials registers: guide for systematic reviewers.' has been published in the BMJ. To view the article, click here.
The citation for this paper is: Hunter KE, Webster AC, Page MJ, Willson M, McDonald S, Berber S, Skeers P, Tan-Koay AG, Parkhill A, Seidler AL. Searching clinical trials registers: guide for systematic reviewers. BMJ. 2022 Apr 26;377.
This has been published along with a commentary by PMA Methods Group Associate Convener Kylie Hunter, 'Untapping the hidden value of clinical trial registries.' To view the commentary, click here.
The citation for the commentary is: Hunter K. Untapping the hidden value of clinical trial registries. BMJ. 2022 Apr 26;377.
Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group in the spotlight!
Cochrane Methods is highlighting the acheivements of the Prospective Meta-analysis Group! See spotlight here.
Additionally, Cochrane Methods has released the 2021 Cochrane Methods report, which can be found here.
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
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).