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How to appraise, interpret and publish a network meta-analysis

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.

Course highlights:

Key features of network meta-analysis (NMA) & underlying methodological assumptions

  • Critical appraisal of NMA
  • Clinical questions in the context of NMA
  • Write a NMA protocol
  • Writing the manuscript
  • Presenting NMA results
  • How to reply to peer reviewers
  • STATA workshop

Speakers: Andrea Cipriani, Deborah Caldwell, Toshi Furukawa, Stefan Leucht, Orestis Efthimiou, Huseyin Naci, Georgia Salanti.

Special lecture: John Ioannidis

The course takes place at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, with formal lectures and small group activities.

Course fee (all inclusive): £1500 (students £1200). Fee includes slides & scientific material, 2-night accommodation/breakfast/lunch at St Hilda’s College (free wifi)*, Gala Dinner at Oriel College. 

Course fee (without accommodation): £1200 (students £1000).

*Extra-night(s) accommodation at St Hilda’s College available on a first come, first served basis.


Course Director: Andrea Cipriani


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