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.
Author Archives: Yinghui Wei
Motivation: Survival analysis takes into account of whether an event occurs as well as the time to such an event. Right censoring can be due to the occurrence of another event, which is called competing risks. An example of competing risk is disease progression due to a local relapse or a distant relapse. Analysis assuming
Motivation: A number of treatments may be available to patients with the same health condition. Policy-maker, clinicians and patients may want to know what the optimal treatment is. This requires comparing the benefits and harms of all available treatments. However, not all the direct comparisons are available from randomized trials. This makes the multiple comparisons
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