Meta-analysis of Individual Participant Data (IPD) from intervention studies: Utrecht, The Netherlands

This two-day workshop, organised by Cochrane Netherlands, is targeted at people who wish to know more about when and how to perform meta-analysis with Individual Participant Data (IPD) and how to assess the validity thereof. The course is aimed at review authors, statisticians, healthcare workers, clinicians, researchers, guideline developers and policy makers, who wish to know more about the benefits and challenges of meta-analyses with IPD and how to perform such meta-analyses.

At the end of the course, participants will understand the essentials of IPD meta-analyses and able to:-

1. Explain the rationale for performing an individual participant data meta-analysis (IPD-MA)
2. Understand the advantages, limitations and key characteristics of IPD-MA in intervention research
3. Understand the relevance of between-study heterogeneity, and be familiar with statistical methods for investigating and reporting this
4. Be familiar with statistical methods for summarizing relative treatment effects and exploring the presence of treatment-covariate interaction
5. Be familiar with the similarities and differences between one-stage and two-stage meta-analysis methods
6. Interpret and critically appraise the results from an IPD-MA

Further information on the content of the course

See here.

Send an e-mail with your question(s) to cochrane@umcutrecht.nl

Cochrane Netherlands
Julius Center,
University Medical Center Utrecht
Huispostnr. Str. 6.131
P.O. Box 85500
3508 GA UTRECHT
The Netherlands

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