Knowledge Synthesis Group

Our Research


Provincial, National & International Stakeholders

The KS Group has garnered international recognition having conducted research for local, provincial, national and international stakeholders. We are currently the coordinating base for the following entities:

  • DSEN (Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network, the MAGIC team for knowledge synthesis) – Funding source: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence)
  • The Cochrane Rapid Reviews Methods Group
  • CONSORT (CONsolidated Standards Of Reporting Trials) - Funding source: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Medical Research Council (MRC) a subsidiary of the National Health Services (NHS)
  • PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses)
  • The KS Group also works closely with members of the OHRI’s Centre for Journalology
  • The team is also actively working on an array of academically funded systematic reviews and meta-analyses to address important knowledge gaps in healthcare regarding interventions for opioid use disorder; sudden sensorineural hearing loss; Meniere’s disease; prevention and treatment of delirium in intensive care patients; breast, prostate and esophageal cancers; depression; pancreatitis; and tuberculosis.

KS Group Editorialship

Systematic Reviews is an open access peer reviewed journal.
David Moher (founding editor-in-chief of Systematic Reviews journal), Brian Hutton and Adrienne Stevens (associate editors of Systematic Reviews) are members of the KS Group.