The 2019 CRG Impact Factor for Cochrane Skin is 7.500.This therefore means that a review published by the Skin Group in 2017 and 2018 was cited, on average, 7.500 times in 2019 (26 publications cited 195 times). The graph below shows our increasing unofficial impact factor year on year from 2015 to 2019.Congratulations to the authors of the top...
November 9 2020
We are planning our next annual Cochrane Skin meeting as a virtual meeting 17-18 March 2021, 8am-11am Denver Mountain time zone/2pm-5pm UK London time. Confirmed speakers include Prof Hywel Williams (Evidence synthesis vision), Dr Tianjing Li (Cochrane Methods), Prof Lisa Bero (Cochrane Conflicts of Interest Policy), Dr Esther...
September 1 2020
We are pleased to announce the results of our 2020 prioritisation exercise. We now have seven priority titles that we would like to work on over the next few years:Living Systematic Review of Systemic treatments for eczema, a network meta-analysis (continuation of existing title and team)Interventions for bullous pemphigoid (underway)Phototherapy...
May 13 2020
We are sad to hear of the death of one of our editors, Dr Sam Gibbs. Dr Gibbs had been a consultant at The Great Western Hospital in Swindon for the last 10 years, and prior to that was a consultant in Ipswich. Fellow editor Prof Hywel Williams pays tribute:“Sam Gibbs was one of our first and longest serving Cochrane Skin editors who also led one...
April 24 2020
Covid-19 Dermatology ResourceThe Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology (CEBD) at the University of Nottingham are pleased to announce the new launch of a new Coronavirus Dermatology Resource.This new online resource on the CEBD website has journal articles relevant for coronavirus and dermatology, along with links to guidelines, evidence-based...
April 3 2020
Our latest publication is featured by Cochrane here.
March 20 2020
Our first living systematic review has been published. Read the interview with the authors from our French Satellite https://www.cochrane.org/news/living-systematic-review-pharmacological-treatments-psoriasis-network-meta-analysis and the review itself. Monthly searches are ongoing and the team are working on an update for later this...
January 15 2020
This year's annual meeting was planned to be in Aurora, Colorado, USA, 18-19 March 2020, immediately preceding the American Academy of Dermatology meeting and including a CS-COUSIN meeting on 19 March. However due to COVID-19, it is now going ahead as a virtual meeting. Denver time is GMT-6.Comparative effectiveness research in...
January 6 2020
*** Survey now closed, responses being collated *** See our prioritisation pageCochrane Skin is undertaking another review of its systematic review titles. We would like to ask if you would think about which Cochrane reviews or updates you would like us to prioritise over the next three years. We will gather the views of a wide range of...
January 3 2020
Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together the world’s most influential health researchers, scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients to promote evidence-informed decision-making. The unprecedented situation of civil unrest across Santiago led to the cancellation of the face-to face 2019 Colloquium and Cochrane’s first...
December 2 2019