The Core Outcome Measures for Food Allergy (COMFA) consortium and Cochrane Skin-Core Outcome Set Initiative (CS-COUSIN) invite you to attend a virtual, multi-stakeholder conference from September 23 to 28, 2021. Register here: https://cconline.eventsair.com/cs-cousin/registrationWhat is a Core Outcome Set (COS)?A COS is a standardized,...
August 31 2021
Professor Hywel Williams has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE). He has received the award for services to the UK national Covid-19 research response and his lifelong research into skin diseases.Joint Co-ordinating Editor Dr Robert Dellavalle commented, "Words cannot describe the importance of the contributions Pr. Williams has made...
June 18 2021
We are excited to announce a Cochrane Skin Seminar (#S017) at the AAD summer meeting at the Tampa FL convention center. Evidence Synthesis and Knowledge Translation for Clinical Dermatology: A Cochrane Skin PerspectiveAugust 8, 2021, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PMHere is the speaker line-up:9:00-9:20 am (Eastern Daylight Time)Robert Dellavalle MD PhD...
May 28 2021
In case you missed our annual meeting, you can now watch the recordings via the meeting page.
March 31 2021
In 2020 our joint Co-ordinating Editor Robert Dellavalle won an award from the Cochrane Geographic Groups Consumer Engagement and Involvement Challenge Fund on behalf of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (US Cochrane Colorado Affiliate) for the Cochrane Skin Pictures of Skin Diseases Project.Aim: To increase the number of...
March 23 2021
Eczema Care Online is a research project that aims to help people to self-manage their eczema.This project has reviewed the published evidence about the safety and effectiveness of topical corticosteroids.Now they want to consult with key stakeholders about how findings can best be refined and disseminated to maximise their usefulness....
January 18 2021
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 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 Resource (note this resource is being archived at the end of March 2021)The 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...
April 3 2020