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  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 11, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 – 30 November).2 NEW PROTOCOLSOchodo  EA, Kakourou  A, Mallett  S, Deeks  JJ. Point‐of‐care viral load tests to detect high HIV...
    November 28 2018
  • Voting is now open for the current Governing Board election.Visit elections.cochrane.org to view the candidates standing, read their Candidate Statements, and cast your votes.Voting closes on 10 December 2018 at 12:00 GMT. All members as defined by the Membership Terms & Conditions are entitled to vote in this election...
    November 28 2018
  • The Cochrane Review Network communities announce their strategic plans that will guide the work of our Cochrane Review Groups (CRGS) until 2020The Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Networks within Cochrane, each have a Network team comprising of a Senior Editor, Associate Editor and a Network Support Fellow – see here for more information on...
    November 27 2018
  • We talk with  Marty Chaplin (nee Richardson), Associate Statistician & Research Assistant with CIDG. Marty completed a BSc in Mathematics (2011) and MSc in Statistical Epidemiology (2012), both at the University of Leeds. Marty is currently completing a part-time PhD specializing in meta-analysis of pharmacogenetics data.Since...
    October 26 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 9, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 – 30 September).One review updateEl Sayed  I, Liu  Q, Wee  I, Hine  P. Antibiotics for treating scrub typhus. Cochrane Database of...
    October 3 2018
  • Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases. LSTM’s Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international...
    September 7 2018
  • The Department of Clinical Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Research Associate to join the team on a part time basis in the Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global HealthFounded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence...
    September 7 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 8, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 - 31 August).Two new reviewsKohli M, Schiller I, Dendukuri N, Dheda K, Denkinger CM, Schumacher SG, Steingart KR. Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for extrapulmonary tuberculosis and...
    August 30 2018
  • In one-fifth of people with active tuberculosis (TB), the site of disease is outside the lungs (extrapulmonary TB). Some forms of extrapulmonary TB, such as TB meningitis, are extremely dangerous, where a rapid diagnosis can make all the difference to a patient. In a new Cochrane Review, a team of authors from LSTM along with colleagues from...
    August 30 2018
  • LSTM’s department of Clinical Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Research Associate to join the team working as part of the “Research, Evidence and Development Initiative” (READ-It).Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of...
    August 15 2018

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