Author Archives: Yinghui Wei

NIHR RfPB grant (2016 – 2017)

Dr Wei (Co-I) NIHR RfPB grant “A systematic review of physical activity for alcohol and substance use disorders: evidence synthesis with stakeholder engagement to formulate practical recommendations”. The grant (£154,528)  will fund a research assistant to work at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry on the 15 months project.

Bayesian approach to complex evidence synthesis with medical applications

This project is concerned with the development and application of statistical methods to combine evidence from clinical trials, to produce more reliable estimates, making informed and evidence-based decision for health. Most health technology assessment requires making use of all available evidence. A meta-analysis is often conducted to obtain an overall effect estimate by combining results

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