Should we ignore industry-funded research in clinical medicine?

A quick update to explain our most recent editorial [pdf] on evidence-based medicine published in the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. It's free for anyone to access. What do we know? Industry funded research does not always lead to biases that are detrimental to the quality of clinical evidence, and biased research may come about for many … Continue reading Should we ignore industry-funded research in clinical medicine?

Introducing evidence surveillance as a research stream

I've taken a little while to get this post done because I've been waiting for my recently-published article to go from online-first to being citeable with volume and page numbers. Last year, I was asked to write an editorial on the topic of industry influence on clinical evidence for the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, … Continue reading Introducing evidence surveillance as a research stream

NetSci 2011 in Budapest

NetSci 2011 is nearly here and this year’s conference will be held in Budapest, Hungary from June 6th to 11th (or thereabouts). The conference is an interesting and important one because of the calibre of the scientists involved - certainly most of the big guns will be there. Considering the most recent release in Nature on the “Controllability … Continue reading NetSci 2011 in Budapest