RESEARCH

Evidence synthesis and decision modelling is a rapidly evolving discipline with growing needs across a wide variety of settings.

 

We take great pride in both the research we conduct for clients - including Pharma, multilateral health agencies and national and local agencies - as well as the ongoing research we conduct in academic settings. 

 

By continuing to pursue our passion for methodological rigour and development, we ensure that we can provide the best services to our clients 

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Publications

Kanters, S., Wilkinson L, Vrazic H, et al. Comparative efficacy of once-weekly semaglutide versus SGLT-2 inhibitors in patients inadequately controlled with one to two oral antidiabetic drugs: a systematic literature review and network meta-analysis. BMJ Open. Jul 23 2019;9(7):e023458.

 

Ortiz A, Kanters, S., Hamed A, et al. Agalsidase beta treatment slows estimated glomerular filtration rate loss in classic Fabry disease patients: results from an individual patient data meta-analysis. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2020.

 

Kanters, S., Vitoria, M., Doherty, M., Socias, M.E., Ford, N., Forrest, J.I., Popoff, E., Bansback, N., Nsanzimana, S., Thorlund, K., Mills, E.J.: Comparative efficacy and safety of first-line antiretroviral therapy for the treatment of HIV infection: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Lancet HIV 3(11), e510-e520 (2016b). 

Berger KI, Kanters, S., Jansen JP, et al. Forced vital capacity and cross-domain late-onset Pompe disease outcomes: an individual patient-level data meta-analysis. J Neurol. Sep 2019;266(9):2312-2321.

Kanters, S., Ford, N., Druyts, E., Thorlund, K., Mills, E.J., Bansback, N.: Use of network meta-analysis in clinical guidelines. Bull World Health Organ 94(10), 782-784 (2016a). 

Johnston, B.C., Kanters, S., Bandayrel, K., Wu, P., Naji, F., Siemieniuk, R.A., Ball, G.D., Busse, J.W., Thorlund, K., Guyatt, G., Jansen, J.P., Mills, E.J.: Comparison of weight loss among named diet programs in overweight and obese adults: a meta-analysis. JAMA 312(9), 923-933 (2014). 

Mills, E.J., Kanters, S., Thorlund, K., Chaimani, A., Veroniki, A.A., Ioannidis, J.P.: The effects of excluding treatments from network meta-analyses: survey. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 347, f5195 (2013). 

Kanters, S., Mills, E.J., Thorlund, K., Bucher, H.C., Ioannidis, J.P.: Antiretroviral therapy for initial human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS treatment: critical appraisal of the evidence from over 100 randomized trials and 400 systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Clinical microbiology and infection 20(2), 114-122 (2014b). 

Kanters, S., Park, J.J., Chan, K., Socias, M.E., Ford, N., Forrest, J.I., Thorlund, K., Nachega, J.B., Mills, E.J.: Interventions to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Lancet HIV 4(1), e31-e40 (2017a). 

Kanters, S., Socias, M.E., Paton, N.I., Vitoria, M., Doherty, M., Ayers, D., Popoff, E., Chan, K., Cooper, D.A., Wiens, M.O., Calmy, A., Ford, N., Nsanzimana, S., Mills, E.J.: Comparative efficacy and safety of second-line antiretroviral therapy for treatment of HIV/AIDS: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Lancet HIV 4(10), e433-e441 (2017b). 

Kanters, S., Thorlund, K., Mills, E.J.: Ethical testing of experimental Ebola treatments. JAMA 313(4), 421-422 (2015). 

Kanters, S., Wilkinson, L., Vrazic, H., Sharma, R., Lopes, S., Popoff, E., Druyts, E.: Comparative efficacy of once-weekly semaglutide versus SGLT-2 inhibitors in patients inadequately controlled with one to two oral antidiabetic drugs: a systematic literature review and network meta-analysis. BMJ Open 9(7), e023458 (2019). 

Kanters, S., Druyts, E., Mills, E.J., Thorlund, K.: What drives the comparative effectiveness of biologics vs. methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis? Meta-regression and graphical inspection of suspected clinical factors. Rheumatology 53(7), 1264-1273 (2014a). 

Ayers, D., Kanters, S., Goldgrub, R., Hughes, M., Kato, R., Kragh, N.: Network meta-analysis of liraglutide versus dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Japanese patients. Curr Med Res Opin 33(9), 1653-1661 (2017). 

Bendavid, E., Stauffer, D., Remera, E., Nsanzimana, S., Kanters, S., Mills, E.J.: Mortality along the continuum of HIV care in Rwanda: a model-based analysis. BMC Infect Dis 16(1), 728 (2016). 

Berger, K.I., Kanters, S., Jansen, J.P., Stewart, A., Sparks, S., Haack, K.A., Bolzani, A., Siliman, G., Hamed, A.: Forced vital capacity and cross-domain late-onset Pompe disease outcomes: an individual patient-level data meta-analysis. J Neurol 266(9), 2312-2321 (2019). 

Campbell, J., Kanters, S., Thorlund, K., Millls, E., Siedner, M.: Comparative Mortality of Induction Therapy for HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis: A multiple treatment comparison meta-analysis. JAMA (2013)

Chiu, C.G., Smith, D., Salters, K.A., Zhang, W., Kanters, S., Milan, D., Montaner, J.S.G., Coldman, A., Hogg, R.S., Wiseman, S.M.: Overview of cancer incidence and mortality among people living with HIV/AIDS in British Columbia, Canada: Implications for HAART use and NADM development. BMC Cancer 17(1), 270 (2017). 

Kidane, B., Chadi, S.A., Kanters, S., Colquhoun, P.H., Ott, M.C.: Local resection compared with radical resection in the treatment of T1N0M0 rectal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Dis Colon Rectum 58(1), 122-140 (2015). 

McInnes, I.B., Nash, P., Ritchlin, C., Choy, E.H., Kanters, S., Thom, H., Gandhi, K., Pricop, L., Jugl, S.M.: Secukinumab for psoriatic arthritis: comparative effectiveness versus licensed biologics/apremilast: a network meta-analysis. J Comp Eff Res 7(11), 1107-1123 (2018). 

Mills, E.J., Kanters, S., Hagopian, A., Bansback, N., Nachega, J., Alberton, M., Au-Yeung, C.G., Mtambo, A., Bourgeault, I.L., Luboga, S., Hogg, R.S., Ford, N.: The financial cost of doctors emigrating from sub-Saharan Africa: human capital analysis. BMJ 343, d7031 (2011). 

Nsanzimana, S., Binagwaho, A., Kanters, S., Mills, E.J.: Churning in and out of HIV care. Lancet HIV 1(2), e58-e59 (2014). 

Nsanzimana, S., Remera, E., Kanters, S., Chan, K., Forrest, J.I., Ford, N., Condo, J., Binagwaho, A., Mills, E.J.: Life expectancy among HIV-positive patients in Rwanda: a retrospective observational cohort study. Lancet Global Health 3(3), e169-177 (2015). 

Rwandan, R., Implementation Writing, G.: Building health research infrastructure in Rwanda. Lancet Global Health 2(1), e9-e10 (2014). 

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