About us

We provide unbiased assessments of evidence concerning healthcare topics and applying new methods. We are Cochrane review authors and editors, convenors of Cochrane Methods Groups, clinicians, clinical epidemiologists, data managers, information specialists, methodologists, and statisticians.

Behind the team sits the editorial base of Cochrane Breast Cancer, Cochrane Prospective Meta-analysis Methods Group and Medical Test Research group


We conduct systematic reviews using a wide range of methods: prospective meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, individual participant data analysis, rapid reviews.

We also provide methods support and advice to national and international research teams and government. Services on offer include:

  • methods training
  • co-ordination of large individual participant data projects
  • conducting overviews
  • rapid reviews and standard systematic reviews
  • literature searching and screening using the latest tools

Funding and collaborators

Funders include the NHMRC and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR, UK). Our collaborators include the global Cochrane network, collaborative trial groups in Australia, New Zealand and internationally, and federal agencies.

Contact us

Cochrane Breast Cancer: cochrane@ctc.usyd.edu.au 

Cochrane PMA: cochranePMA@ctc.usyd.edu.au.