Welcome to the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

CRD is a world renowned institute that produces policy relevant research and innovative methods that advance the use of research evidence to improve population health.  

Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews

Tuesday 15th September 2015.  A one day course for information specialists and librarians on supporting systematic reviews in health and social care will be held at the Centre for Reviews & Dissemination, University of York.  

Course details and how to book

Visiting Research Fellow

We are pleased to welcome Dr Carmelo Sterrantino to CRD. Carmelo is joining us for six months from the University of Messina, Italy where he is currently training as a clinical pharmacologist.

Carmelo is working with Dr Bob Phillips to develop a network meta-analysis on anti-EGFR-containing combination therapies for first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer.


Outcomes after cardiac arrest in childhood

Cardiopulmonary arrest in children is an uncommon event, but often fatal. Resuscitation is often attempted, but at what point, and under what circumstances do continued attempts to re-establish circulation become futile?

Bob Phillips, Senior Clinical Academic at CRD, and colleagues undertook a systematic review to try and dispel the uncertainty around these questions.

Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes after cardiopulmonary arrest in childhood