Our news

  • 2017 Journal Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews rises to 6.754This year the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is 6.754. This is a significant increase on the 2016 Journal Impact Factor, which was 6.264.  The Journal Impact Factor is a tool for ranking, evaluating, and comparing...
    July 12 2018
  • Monica Shah is a malaria epidemiologist at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She began her career in malaria as a laboratory scientist at CDC, using molecular skills from her background in biochemistry to detect genetic markers of antimalarial drug resistance for surveillance efforts and research studies...
    July 11 2018
  • The CIDG aims to impact on policy and research in tropical diseases through the production of high quality, relevant, systematic reviews, and to lead developments in review quality improvement and effective dissemination of findings. Our reviews have impacted on guidance in malaria, HIV care delivery, TB diagnostic tests, typhoid vaccines, Crimea-...
    July 3 2018
  • Dr Cara MacfarlaneResearch Assistant Cara.macfarlane@lstmed.ac.uk Cara Macfarlane is a Research Assistant in Neglected Tropical Diseases Evidence Synthesis, working with CIDG in the Department of Clinical Sciences. She joined the team in March 2017. Cara obtained her BSc in Zoology at the University of Dundee in 2012, and her MRes...
    June 15 2018
  • Joe PryceResearch AssistantJoe joined the CIDG in February 2017, working on several novel and updating existing systematic reviews that assess the impacts of a range of vector-control interventions on malaria transmission. These reviews have been used to help develop the first formal World Health Organization (WHO) malaria vector control...
    June 15 2018
  • 7th MIM Pan African Malaria conference reportSince the turn of the 21st century, progress has been made in reducing the number of malaria cases worldwide. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) World Malaria Report for 2017 reports stagnation in this progress, with some countries showing an increase of malaria compared to the previous year....
    June 7 2018
  • In a viral haemorrhagic disease where up to 40% of people developing it die, it is remarkable that doctors still do not agree whether the only recognised treatment, an antiviral drug called ribavirin, makes a difference. In a new Cochrane Review a team of authors at LSTM, along with colleagues in London, The Philippines and in Greece, evaluated...
    June 7 2018
  • Leslie ChoiResearch AssistantLeslie.Choi@lstmed.ac.ukLeslie joined LSTM in February 2017, working with the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) to produce new reviews and update existing systematic reviews that assess the impacts of vector control interventions on malaria transmission. These reviews have been used to help develop the first...
    June 7 2018
  • Dr Rachael MilliganClinical Research FellowRachael.Milligan@lstmed.ac.uk Rachael Milligan is a medical doctor who joined the CIDG editorial base in August 2016. She completed her initial medical training in Edinburgh and moved to Liverpool to study the MSc Tropical and Infectious disease in 2012. After completing her MSc she trained as a...
    June 7 2018
  • Details below on the latest submission to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Issue 5, 2018 from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (reviews and protocols published 1 - 31 May ).Updated ReviewMilligan R, Paul M, Richardson M, Neuberger A, Vaccines for preventing typhoid fever. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 5. Art...
    May 31 2018

Pages

Subscribe to Our news