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Everyone is welcome to join the Cochrane collaboration. Cochrane is a global network with 11,000 members and over 68,000 supporters who come from more than 130 countries worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, and people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.  If you would like to be a part of Cochrane, you can find more information at Join Cochrane. You are also welcome to contact Cochrane Sweden, if you would like to contribute to our efforts in Sweden.

At Cochrane Sweden, we also have visiting researchers from universities who come and work with us for a short period of time. See also publications in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017.

Here are a few examples of researchers who have trained with us at our Centre:

PhotoNameCochrane International Mobility (CIM)

Kasia Stempel

Kasia is a medical student at Lund University. In March 2020 she joined Cochrane Sweden, virtually, due to the corona pandemic. She is preparing a systematic review on neonatal sedation and analgesia. The protocol has been submitted for publication.

       

No

Mari Kinoshita

Mari is currently a PhD student in Perinatal Medicine, working on her research projects in both Sweden and Spain. She is also a medical doctor trained in neonatology (Japan) with a master’s degree in Public Health (USA). She did her CIM training at Cochrane Sweden in January 2020 as part of a collaboration with Cochrane Japan, alongside her own PhD studies in Lund. Continuously passionate about changing current clinical practice in the NICU for the better, she is preparing a systematic review on neonatal sedation and analgesia.

  

From Cochrane Japan

  

Simon Karlelid

Simon is a last year medical student from Lund University. He started his CIM training with Cochrane South Africa before the corona pandemic and is now finishing his training virtually as well as finishing a systematic review on interventions to minimize blood loss in very preterm infants back at Cochrane Sweden.

To Cochrane South Africa

Israel Borges

Israel is a junior medical doctor from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He has been at our Center in January 2020 and is continuing his virtual CIM training at Cochrane Sweden. Israel is preparing two systematic reviews: interventions to mimimise blood loss in very preterm infants; pain and sedation in newborn infants.

Read more about Israel here (on his stay at Cochrane Croatia).

From Cochrane Brazil

Emma Persad

Emma is a medical student based at Cochrane Austria. She is doing her virtual CIM training at Cochrane Sweden. Emma is preparing a systematic review on interventions to mimimise blood loss in very preterm infants.

Read more about Emma here.

From Cochrane Austria (virtual)

Ana Pizarro

Ana is a nurse student based at Cochrane Colombia. She is doing her virtual CIM training at Cochrane Sweden. Ana is preparing a systematic review on caffeine in newborn pups (The protocol is available here).

Read more about Ana here.

From Cochrane Colombia (virtual)

Greta Sibrecht

Greta is a junior medical doctor from Poznan, Poland. She is doing her virtual CIM training at Cochrane Sweden. Greta is preparing a systematic review on interventions to mimimise blood loss in very preterm infants.

Read more about Greta here.

From Cochrane Poland (virtual)

Astrid Modiano Hedenmalm

Astrid is a last year medical student from Lund University. She did her CIM training at Cochrane Netherlands in 2019 for 4 weeks, followed by 16 weeks at our Centre. During this period, she completed a review on continuos glucose monitoring in preterm infants, assessing the diagnostic test accuracy (DTA). The protocol is available here.

Read more about Astrid here.

To Cochrane Netherlands

Hanna Peterson

Hanna had recently finished her third year of medical studies at the Karolinska Institute when she joined Cochrane Sweden for a three-week internship in 2019. During her internship, she worked on a systematic review of overdiagnosis and screening. In the future, she wants to combine research with clinical work. 

No

Giulia Bilamour

Giulia is a last year medical student from Italy. She is interested in neonatology and gynaecology. She spent two months at Cochrane Sweden during the summer of 2019. She has been contributing to a scoping review on reporting of harms in Cochrane reviews on screening. Giulia is planning to take part in a research project on evidence-based neonatology as well. Moreover, she did a clinical placement in the neonatal unit in Lund.

From Cochrane Italy

Franciszek Borys

Franciszek is a medical student from Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland. His interests are neonatology and evidence-based medicine. Franciszek worked at the Centre in 2019 for six weeks. He completed a systematic review on harms in Cochrane reviews on screening. Though now back to Poland, he is still preparing systematic reviews with our Centre, including a review of diagnostic studies on glucose monitoring in preterm infants (The protocol is available here.).
Read more about Franciszek here.

From Cochrane Poland

Chiara Nava

Chiara is a junior medical doctor from Italy. She is interested in paediatrics, neonatology and evidence-based medicine. Chiara visited the Centre in 2019 for three months where she had the opportunity to work on two reviews, one of these is the Cochrane review update of Opioids for neonates receiving mechanical ventilation. During her stay, she also wrote a Students for Evidence blog on her Cochrane International Mobility experience.

 

From Cochrane Italy

Sandra Nylander Vujovic 

Sandra is a last year medical student from Lund University. She is interested in evidence-based medicine and intensive care medicine. Sandra did her CIM programme in 2019 and spent four weeks in Denmark with the Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Review Group, followed by 16 weeks at our Centre. She completed a (non-Cochane) review on early versus late caffeine in preterm infants.

To Cochrane Anaesthesia (Denmark)

Karl-Omar Hassan

Karl is a last year medical student from Lund University. In 2019 joined our Centre for 20 weeks. He completed an overview on postnatal interventions on transient tachypnea of the newborn. Karl is also a co-author of an ongoing Cochrane review on the same topic (transient tachypnea in newborn children). 

No

Kevin Bengtsson

Kevin is a junior medical doctor from Lund University. He did his CIM training at Cochrane Netherlands in 2018 for 3 weeks, followed by 17 weeks at our Centre. During this period, he completed a review on neonatal pain scales. The protocol is available hereHe is a co-author of an abstract to the 3rd joint European Neonatal Societies conference (September 2019, Maastricht, Netherlands).

To Cochrane Netherlands

Petter Brattström 

Petter was a last year medical student from Lund University when he visited our Centre in 2019. Petter wanted to gain some 'hands on experience' with systematic review work. 
He began his Cochrane experience with a four-week training period as an intern in Krems an der Donau at Cochrane Austria, where he was introduced to the methodology of systematic reviews and meta-analysis. This was part of a 20-week research project at our Centre. This resulted in Petter co-authoring two systematic reviews, one as part of his Master’s thesis. Petter was also selected to be interviewed by Cochrane on his work as part of their 30 under 30 series. Read the full interview here.

To Cochrane
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