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  • The 2020 CRG Impact Factor for the Cochrane Skin Group is 8.129.This therefore means that a review published by the Skin Group in 2018 and 2019 was cited, on average, 8.129 times in 2020 (31 publications cited 252 times). This has improved on the previous year, that was 7.500 (26 publications cited 195 times). Thank you to all who have...
    November 5 2021
  • Cochrane Skin is pleased to announce the publication of a new review, Phototherapy for atopic eczema. This review was led by dermatologists from Amsterdam University Medical Centers, and supported by a key stakeholder: the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). The AAD provided funding for this systematic review (32 studies, 1219 people with...
    November 5 2021
  • 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

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