Research articles

David Blanco; Darko Hren; Jamie J. Kirkham; Erik Cobo; Sara Schroter, “A survey exploring biomedical editors’ perceptions of editorial interventions to improve adherence to reporting guidelines“, F1000Research – December 2019
Tat Thang Vo; Rapahel Porcher; Anna Chaimani; Stijn Vansteelandt, “A novel approach for identifying and addressing case-mix heterogeneity in individual patient data meta-analysis“, Research Synthesis Methods – December 2019
Alice Biggane; Maria Olsen; Paula Williamson, “PPI in research: a reflection from early stage researchers“, BMC Research Involvement and Engagement – November 2019
Christopher Norman; Elizabeth Gargon; Mariska Leeflang; Aurélie Névéol; Paula Williamson, “Evaluation of an automatic article selection method for timelier updates of the Comet Core Outcome Set database“, Database, Oxford University Press – November 2019
Alice Biggane; Paula Williamson; Philippe Ravaud; Bridget Young, “Participating in core outcome set development via Delphi surveys: qualitative interviews provide pointers to inform guidance“, BMJ Open – November 2019
Ketevan Glonti; Isabelle Boutron; David Moher; Darko Hren, “Journal editors’ perspectives on the roles and tasks of peer reviewers in biomedical journals: a qualitative study“, BMJ Open – November 2019
Tat Thang Vo; Cecilia Superchi; Isabelle Boutron; Stijn Vansteelandt, “The conduct and reporting of mediation analysis in recently published randomized controlled trials: results from a methodological systematic review“, JCE – October 2019
Anna Koroleva; Sanjay Kamath; Patrick Paroubek, “Measuring semantic similarity of clinical trial outcomes using deep pre-trained language representations“, Journal of Biomedical Informatics-X – October 2019
Christopher R. Norman, Mariska M. G. Leeflang, Raphaël Porcher, Aurélie Névéol, “Measuring the impact of screening automation on meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy“, BMC Systematic Reviews – October 2019
Maria Olsen; Z. Zhelev; H. Hunt; J. L. Peters; P. Bossuyt; C. Hyde , “Use of test accuracy study design labels inNICE’s diagnostic guidance“, BMC Diagnostic and Prognostic Research – September 2019
Melissa Sharp; Lorenzo Bertizzolo; Roser Rius; Elizabeth Wager; Guadalupe Gomez; Darko Hren, “Using the STROBE statement: survey findings emphasized the role of journals in enforcing reporting guidelines“, JCE  – August 2019
Mona Ghannad; Maria Olsen; Isabelle Boutron; Patrick Bossuyt, “A systematic review finds that spin or interpretation bias is abundant in evaluations of ovarian cancer biomarkers“, JCE – July 2019
Efstathia Gkioni; Roser Rius, Susanna Dodd; Young; Carrol Gamble, “A systematic review describes models for recruitment prediction at the design stage of a clinical trial“, JCE – July 2019
Van Thu Nguyen; Bridget Young; Philippe Ravaud; Nivantha Naidoo; Mehdi Benchoufi; Isabelle Boutron, “Overcoming Barriers to Mobilizing Collective Intelligence in Research: Qualitative Study of Researchers With Experience of Collective Intelligence“, JMIR – July 2019
Ketevan Glonti; Daniel Cauchi; Erik Cobo; Isabelle Boutron; David Moher; Darko Hren, “A scoping review on the roles and tasks of peer reviewers in the manuscript review process in biomedical journals“, BMC Medicine – May 2019
Maria Olsen; Mona Ghannad; Christianne Lok; Patrick Bossuyt, “Shortcomings in the evaluation of biomarkers in ovarian cancer: a systematic review“, CCLM – April 2019
David Blanco; Doug Altman; David Moher; Isabelle Boutron; Jamie J Kirkham; Erik Cobo, “Scoping review on interventions to improve adherence to reporting guidelines in health research“, BMJ Open- April 2019
Lorenzo Bertizzolo; Patrick Bossuyt; Ignacio Atal; Philippe Ravaud; Agnès Dechartres, “Disagreements in risk of bias assessment for randomised controlled trials included in more than one Cochrane systematic reviews: a research on research study using crosssectional design“, BMJ Open- March 2019
Cecilia Superchi; José Antonio González; Ivan Solà; Erik Cobo; Darko Hren; Isabelle Boutron, “Tools used to assess the quality of peer review reports: a methodological systematic review“, BMC Medical Research Methodology- March 2019
Van Thu Nguyen; Mehdi Benchoufi; BridgetYoung; Lina Ghosn; Philippe Ravaud; Isabelle Boutron, “A scoping review provided a framework for new ways of doing research through mobilizing collective intelligence“, JCE – February 2019
Linda Nyanchoka; Catrin Tudur-Smith; Van Nguyen Thu; Valentia Iversen; Andrea C. Tricco; Raphaël Porcher, “A Scoping Review describes Methods Used to Identify, Prioritize and Display Gaps in Health Research“, JCE – January 2019
Melissa K. Sharp; Ružica Tokalić; Guadalupe Gómez; Elizabeth Wager; Douglas G. Altman†; Darko Hren, “A cross-sectional bibliometric study showed suboptimal journal endorsement rates of STROBE and its extensions“, JCE – November 2018
Alice M. Biggane; Lucy Brading; Philippe Ravaud; Bridget Young and Paula R. Williamson, “Survey indicated that core outcome set development is increasingly including patients, being conducted internationally and using Delphi surveys”, Trials – February 2018
David Blanco; Alice M. Biggane; Erik Cobo; and MiRoR network, “Are CONSORT checklists submitted by authors adequately reflecting what information is actually reported in published papers?”, Trials – January 2018

Study protocols

Linda Nyanchoka; Catrin Tudur-Smith; Raphael Porcher; Darko Hren “Key stakeholders’ perspectives and experiences with defining, identifying and displaying gaps in health research: a qualitative study protocol”, BMJ Open – September 2019
Mona Ghannad, Bada Yang, Mariska Leeflang, Adrian Aldcroft, Patrick Bossuyt, Sara Schroter, Isabelle Boutron “Evaluating an editorial intervention to reduce spin in the abstract conclusion of manuscripts: a randomized controlled trial”, OSF Registries – August 2019
Camila Olarte Parra; Cedric Van de Bruaene; Laurens Weynants; Evi V Nagler; Alexandra McAleenan; Roy G Elbers; Julian P T Higgins; Els Goetghebeur, “Pre-emptive versus non pre-emptive kidney transplantationfor end-stage kidney disease”, Cochrane Library – December 2018
Ketevan Glonti; Darko Hren “Editors’ perspectives on the peer-review process in biomedical journals: protocol for a qualitative study”, BMJ Open – October 2018
Blanco, David; Kirkham, Jamie J; Altman, Douglas G; Moher, David; Boutron, Isabelle; Cobo, Erik, “Interventions to improve adherence to reporting guidelines: a scoping review protocol”, BMJ Open – November 2017
Ketevan Glonti; Daniel Cauchi; Erik Cobo; Isabelle Boutron; David Moher; Darko Hren “A scoping review protocol on the roles and tasks of peer reviewers in the manuscript review process in biomedical journals”, BMJ Open – November 2017
Melissa Sharp, Ana Utrobičić, Guadalupe Gómez, Erik Cobo, Elizabeth Wager, & Darko Hren “The STROBE extensions: protocol for a qualitative assessment of content and a survey of endorsement”, BMJ Open – October 2017

Commentaries and letters to the editor

Anna Koroleva; Camila Olarte Parra; Patrick Paroubek, “On improving the implementation of automatic updating of systematic reviews”, JAMIA Open – September 2019
Efstathia Gkioni; Ketevan Glonti; Susanna Dodd; Carrol Gamble, “DIABRISK-SL trial: further consideration ofage and impact of imputations”, BMC Medicine – June 2019
Van Thu Nguyen; Cecilia Superchi; Isabelle Boutron, “2-Year outcome from two parallel randomized controlled trials. Reporting considerations”, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage – December 2018
Melissa K. Sharp; Linda Nyanchoka; Darko Hren, “Every ROSE has its thorns”, Environmental Evidence – September 2018
Maria Olsen; Melissa Sharp; Patrick Bossuyt, “From the Theoretical to the Practical: How to Evaluate the Ethical and Scientific Justifications of Randomized Clinical Trials”, JCE – March 2018
Norman, Christopher; Nguyen, Thu Van; Névéol, Aurélie, “Contribution of Natural Language Processing in Predicting Rehospitalization Risk”, Medical Care, August 2017
Camila Olarte Parra; Linda Nyanchoka; Els Goetghebeur,”Different Pediatric Survival After Cardiac Arrest“, Jama Pediatrics – May 2017

Conference papers

Christopher Norman, “A distantly supervised dataset for automated data extraction from
diagnostic studies”
, In: Proceedings of the 18th BioNLP Workshop and Shared Task, Florence (Italy), 2019 (pp. 105– 114)
Anna Koroleva; Patrick Paroubek, “Extracting relations between outcome and significance level in Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) publications”, Proceedings of ACL BioNLP workshop 2019, Florence, Italy – August 2019
Anna Koroleva, Patrick Paroubek, “Annotating Spin in Biomedical Scientific Publications: the case of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs)“, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018), Miyazaki, Japan, May 7-12, 2018
Anna Koroleva, “Vers la détection automatique des affirmations inappropriées dans les articles scientifiques”, In: 18e REncontres jeunes Chercheurs en Informatique pour le TAL (RECITAL 2017), 2017 (pp. 135 – 148)
Norman C, Leeflang M, Zweigenbaum P, Névéol A, «Tri Automatique de la Littérature pour les Revues Systématiques» In: 24e Conférence sur le Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN) 2017 (p. 234)
Koroleva AnnaParoubek Patrick, “Automatic detection of inadequate claims in biomedical articles: first steps”, In: Proceedings of Workshop on Curative Power of MEdical Data, Constanța (Romania), September 12-13, 2017.
Koroleva AnnaParoubek Patrick, “On the contribution of specific entity detection and comparative construction to automatic spin detection in biomedical scientific publications”, In: Proceedings of The Second Workshop on Processing Emotions, Decisions and Opinions (EDO 2017), The 8th Language and Technology Conference (LTC), 2017
Norman C, Leeflang M, Zweigenbaum P, Névéol A. “Automating Document Discovery in the Systematic Review Process: How to Use Chaff to Extract Wheat“.Language and Resource Evaluation Conference (LREC) 2018.
Norman C, Leeflang M, Névéol A.”Data Extraction and Synthesis in Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy: A Corpus for Automating and Evaluating the Process“. Proc AMIA Annu Symp. 2018:817-826.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 676207
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