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The 3-day program begins September 10 at 7:30 AM. Continental breakfast, lunch, and a Welcome Reception are included in the registration.
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Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication

Preliminary Program

Saturday, September 9, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Sunday, September 10, 2017
Common Problems in Peer Review and Scientific Publication
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
8:00 AM
Drummond Rennie (United States)
8:05 AM
Peer Review: Are We Looking at the Right Things?
Lisa A. Bero (Australia)
Moderator: Drummond Rennie
8:30 AM
Bias Associated With Conflict of Interest and Peer Review
Moderator: Véronique Kiermer (United States)
The Prevalence of Conflict of Interest Disclosures in Biomedical Research
Quinn Grundy, Adam Dunn, Florence Bourgeois, and Lisa A. Bero (Australia, United States)
The Influence of Industry Funding and Other Financial Conflicts of Interest on the Outcomes and Quality of Systematic Reviews
Camilla Hansen, Andreas Lundh, Kristine Rasmussen, Tove Faber Frandsen, Peter Gøtzsche, and Asbjørn Hróbjartsson (Denmark)
Analysis of Uptake and Outcome in Author-selected Single-blind vs Double-blind Peer Review at Nature Journals
Elisa De Ranieri, Barbara McGillivray, Sowmya Swaminathan, Michelle Samarasinghe, and Leah Gruen (United Kingdom, United States)
Gender and Age Bias in Peer Review in Earth and Space Science Journals
Jory Lerback and R. Brooks Hanson (United States)
9:50 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
10:30 AM
Bias in Reporting and Publication of Research
Moderator: Martin Tramèr (Switzerland)
Augmenting Systematic Reviews With Information from to Increase Transparency and Reduce Bias
Stacy Springs, Gaelan Adam, Thomas Trikalinos, John W. Williams Jr, Jennifer Eaton, Megan Von Isenburg, Jennifer M. Gierisch, Lisa M. Wilson, Ritu Sharma, Sydney M. Dy, Julie M. Waldfogel, Karen A. Robinson, Meera Viswanathan, Jennifer Cook Middleton, Valerie L. Forman-Hoffman, Elise Berliner, and Robert M. Kaplan (United States)
Bias Associated With Publication of Interim Results of Randomized Trials: A Systematic Review
Steven Woloshin, Lisa M. Schwartz, Pamela J. Bagley, Heather B. Blunt, and Brian White (United States)
Identification and Classification of Spin in Clinical Studies Evaluating Biomarkers in Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review
Mona Ghannad, Maria Olsen, and Patrick M. Bossuyt (France, the Netherlands)
Spin in Published Biomedical Literature: A Systematic Review
Quinn Grundy, Kellia Chiu, and Lisa A. Bero (Australia)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:30 PM
Integrity and Misconduct
Moderator: Jigisha Patel (United Kingdom)
Summary Effect Sizes in Meta-analyses After Removal of Retracted Studies From the Pool of Primary Studies
Daniele Fanelli and David Moher (Canada, United States)
Assessing the Outcomes of Introducing a Digital Image Quality Control Review Into the Publication Process for Research Articles at Physiology Journals
Rita Scheman and Christina N. Bennett (United States)
Fact Checking of Nucleotide Sequences in Life Science Publications: The Seek & Blastn Tool
Jennifer A. Byrne and Cyril Labbé (Australia, France)
Types of Research Integrity Issues Encountered by a Specialist Research Integrity Group
Magdalena Morawska and Stephanie L. Boughton (United Kingdom)
2:50 PM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
3:30 PM
Data Sharing
Moderator: Howard Bauchner (United States)
Early Experiences With Journal Data Sharing Policies: A Survey of Published Clinical Trial Investigators
Sara Tannenbaum, Joseph S. Ross, Harlan M. Krumholz, Nihar R. Desai, Jessica D. Ritchie, Richard Lehman, Ginger M. Gamble, Jacqueline Bachand, Sara Schroter, Trish Groves, and Cary P. Gross (United Kingdom, United States)
Sharing Data Through the Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) Project: Early Experience
Joseph S. Ross, Jessica D. Ritchie, Stephen Bamford, Jesse A. Berlin, Karla Childers, Nihar Desai, Ginger M. Gamble, Cary P. Gross, Richard S. Lehman, Peter Lins, Sandra A. Morris, Joanne Waldstreicher, and Harlan M. Krumholz (United Kingdom, United States)
Statements About Intent to Share Individual Participant Data at
Annice Bergeris, Tony Tse, Deborah A. Zarin (United States)
4:30 PM
Social Dynamics and Structural Bias in Peer Review, 1865-1965
Aileen Fyfe (United Kingdom)
Moderator: Drummond Rennie
5:00 PM
Welcome Reception
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Monday, September 11, 2017
Improving Peer Review and Scientific Publication
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
8:00 AM
Morning Welcome and Housekeeping
Michael Berkwits (United States)
8:05 AM
Custodians of High-Quality Science: Are Editors and Peer Reviewers Good Enough?
David Moher (Canada)
Moderator: Michael Berkwits
8:30 AM
Quality of Reporting
Moderator: Douglas G. Altman (United Kingdom)
Association of Journal-Level and Study-Level Variables With Proximity of Primary Study Results to Summary Estimates From Meta-Analyses in Imaging Journals
Robert Frank, Matthew McInnes, Deborah Levine, Herbert Kressel, Julie Jesurum, William Petrcich, Trevor McGrath, and Patrick M. Bossuyt (Canada, the Netherlands, United States)
Discrepancies in Reporting Between Trial Publications and Clinical Trial Registries in High-Impact Journals
Sarah Daisy Kosa, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Victoria Borg Debono, Mohit Bhandari, Brittany B. Dennis, Gabrielle Ene, Alvin Leenus, Daniel Shi, Michael Thabane, Thuva Vanniyasingam, Chenglin Ye, Elgene Yranon, Shiyuan Zhang, and Lehana Thabane (Canada)
Methodological and Reporting Quality of Systematic Reviews Underpinning Clinical Practice Guidelines
Cole Wayant and Matt Vassar (United States)
Optimism Bias in Contemporary National Clinical Trial Network Phase 3 Trials
Kaveh Zakeri, Sonal S. Noticewala, Lucas K. Vitzthum, Elena Sojourner, and Loren K. Mell (United States)
9:50 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
10:20 AM
Quality of the Scientific Literature
Moderator: Ana Marušić (Croatia)
Scientific Quality in a Series of Comparative Effectiveness Research Studies
Harold Sox, Evan Mayo-Wilson, Kelly Vander Ley, Marina Broitman, David Hickam, Steven Clauser, Yen-Pin Chiang, and Evelyn Whitlock (United States)
Pitfalls in the Use of Statistical Methods in Systematic Reviews of Therapeutic Interventions: A Cross-sectional Study
Matthew J. Page, Douglas G. Altman, Larissa Shamseer, Joanne E. McKenzie, Nadera Ahmadzai, Dianna Wolfe, Fatemeh Yazdi, Ferrán Catalá-López, Andrea C. Tricco, and David Moher (Australia, Canada, Spain, United Kingdom)
Introducing Reporting Guidelines and Checklists for Contributors to Radiology: Results of an Author and Reviewer Survey
Marc Dewey, Deborah Levine, Patrick M. Bossuyt, and Herbert Kressel (Germany, the Netherlands, United States)
Reported Use of Standard Reporting Guidelines Among JNCI Authors, Editorial Outcome, and Reviewer Ratings Related to Adherence to Guidelines and Clarity of Presentation
Jeannine Botos (United States)
Impact of an Intervention to Improve Compliance With the ARRIVE Guidelines for the Reporting of In Vivo Animal Research
Emily Sena for the Intervention to Improve Compliance With the ARRIVE Guidelines (IICARus) Collaborative group (United Kingdom)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:30 PM
Trial Registration
Moderator: Kay Dickersin (United States)
Association of Trial Registration With Reporting of Clinical Trials: Comparison of Protocols, Registries, and Published Articles
An-Wen Chan, Annukka Pello, Jessica Kitchen, Anna Axentiev, Jorma Virtanen, Annie Liu, and Elina Hemminki (Canada, Finland)
Impact of FDAAA on Registration, Results Reporting and Publication of Neuropsychiatric Clinical Trials Supporting FDA New Drug Approval, 2005-2014
Constance X. Zou, Jessica E. Becker, Adam T. Phillips, Harlan M. Krumholz, Jennifer E. Miller, and Joseph S. Ross (United States)
Evaluation of the Results Database and Its Relationship to the Peer-Reviewed Literature
Deborah A. Zarin, Tony Tse, Rebecca J. Williams, Thiyagu Rajakannan, and Kevin M. Fain (United States)
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Poster Sessions
Refreshments and Visit Exhibits
3:40 PM
Funding/Grant Review
Moderator: Trish Groves (United Kingdom)
Geographic and Gender Bias in Peer Review of Applications Submitted to the Swiss National Science Foundation
João Martins, François Delavy, Anne Jorstad, and Matthias Egger (Switzerland)
Stakeholder Perceptions of Peer Review at the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review
Mary Ann Guadagno and Richard K. Nakamura (United States)
Testing of 2 Application Ranking Approaches at the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review
Richard K. Nakamura, Amy L. Rubinstein, Adrian P. Vancea, and Mary Ann Guadagno (United States)
Scientist, Patient, and Stakeholder Roles in Research Application Review: Analysis of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Approach to Research Funding
Laura P. Forsythe, Lori B. Frank, Tsahai A. Tafari, Sarah S. Cohen, Michael Lauer, Steve Clauser, Christine Goertz, and Suzanne Schrandtt (United States)
5:00 PM
Statistical Review in Biomedical Journals: Can We Get SMARTA?
Steve N. Goodman (United States)
Moderator: Christine Laine
5:30 PM
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Innovations in Peer Review and Scientific Publication
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits
8:00 AM
Morning Welcome and Housekeeping
John P. A. Ioannidis (United States)
8:05 AM

Preprints and Other Threats to Traditional Publishing

Harlan M. Krumholz (United States)
Moderator: John P. A. Ioannidis

8:30 AM
Peer Review Innovations
Moderator: Fiona Godlee (United Kingdom)
Assessment of Author Demand for Double-blind Peer Review in IOP (Institute of Physics) Publishing Journals
Simon Harris, Marc Gillett, Pernille Hammelsoe, and Tim Smith (United Kingdom)
Use of Open Review by Discipline, Country, and Over Time: An Analysis of Reviews and Journal Policies Posted on Publons
Sarah Parks, Salil Gunashekar, and Elta Smith (United Kingdom)
Comparison of Acceptance of Peer Reviewer Invitations by Peer Review Model: Open, Single-blind, and Double-blind Peer Review
Maria Kowalczuk and Michelle Samarasinghe (United Kingdom, United States)
A Novel Open Peer Review Format for an Emergency Medicine Blog
Scott Kobner, Derek Sifford, and Michelle Lin (United States)
9:50 AM
Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
10:30 AM
Editorial and Peer-Review Process Innovations
Moderator: David Schriger (United States)
Impact of a Change in Editorial Policy at the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) on the Reporting of Biomedical Research
Malcolm Macleod for the NPQIP Collaborative Group (United Kingdom)
Assessment of Signing Peer Reviews in Principle and in Practice at Public Library of Science (PLOS) Journals
Elizabeth Seiver and Helen Atkins (United States)
The Role of Persistent Identifiers in the Peer Review Process: Use of ORCID
Alice Meadows (United States)
Introduction of Patient Review Alongside Traditional Peer Review at a General Medical Journal (The BMJ): A Mixed Methods Study
Sara Schroter, Amy Price, Rosamund Snow, Tessa Richards, Sam Parker, Elizabeth Loder, and Fiona Godlee (United Kingdom, United States)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:30 PM
Prepublication and Postpublication Issues
Moderator: Theo Bloom (United Kingdom)
Associations Between bioRxiv Preprint Noncitation Attention and Publication in the Biomedical Literature: A Cross-sectional and Cohort Study
Stylianos Serghiou and John P. A. Ioannidis (United States)
Differences in Readership Metrics and Media Coverage Among Negative, Positive, or Mixed Studies Published by the New England Journal of Medicine
Ramya Ramaswami, Sagar Deshpande, Rebecca Berger, Pamela Miller, and Edward W. Campion (United States)
Reproducible Research Practices in Systematic Reviews of Therapeutic Interventions: A Cross-sectional Study
Matthew J. Page, Douglas G. Altman, Larissa Shamseer, Joanne E. McKenzie, Nadera Ahmadzai, Dianna Wolfe, Fatemeh Yazdi, Ferrán Catalá-López, Andrea Tricco, and David Moher (Australia, Canada, Spain, United Kingdom)
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Poster Sessions
Refreshments and Visit Exhibits
3:40 PM
Postpublication Issues
Moderator: Emilie Marcus (United States)
Analysis of Indexing Practices of Corrected and Republished Articles in MEDLINE, Web of Science, and Scopus
Tea Marasović, Ana Utrobičić, and Ana Marušić (Croatia)
A Cross-sectional Study of Commenters and Commenting in PubMed, 2014-2016: Who's Who in PubMed Commons
Melissa D. Vaught, Diana C. Jordan, and Hilda Bastian (United States)
The Role of PubPeer Comments in Alerting Editors to Serious Problems With Clinical Research Publications
Elizabeth Wager and Emma Veitch (United Kingdom)
4:40 PM
Closing Session
A Tribute to Drummond Rennie
Annette Flanagin, Fiona Godlee, and Howard Bauchner (United Kingdom, United States)
5:00 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Abstracts to Be Presented as Posters
Posters will be presented during 1 of 2 sessions, on Monday, September 11, and Tuesday, September 12. Specific day of presentation is listed before each absract title
Authorship and Contributorship
Trends in Authorship and Team Science in Major Medical Journals, 2005-2015
Christopher C. Muth and Robert M. Golub (United States)
Frequency of Reporting on Patient Involvement in Research Studies Published in a General Medical Journal: A Descriptive Study
Amy Price, Sara Schroter, Rosamund Snow, Sophie Staniszewska, Sam Parker, and Tessa Richards (United Kingdom)
Authorship for Sale: A Survey Among Predatory Publishers and Journals
Pravin M. Bolshete (India)
A Survey of Awareness of Authorship Criteria by Clinical Investigators and Medical Writers in China
Jing-Ling Bao, Xiu-Yuan Hao, Wei-Zhu Liu, Pei-Fang Wei, Yang Pan, Jun-Min Wei, and Yong-Mao Jiang (China)
Survey of Authors’ Views on Barriers to Preparation of Biomedical Research Manuscripts
June Oshiro, Suzanne L. Caubet, Kelly Viola, and Jill M. Huber (United States)
Researchers' Awareness and Use of Authorship Guidelines: An International Survey
Sara Schroter, Ilaria Montagni, Elizabeth Loder, Matthias Eikermann, Elke Schaeffner, and Tobias Kurth (France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States)
International Survey of Researchers’ Experiences With and Attitudes Toward Coauthorship in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Tiffany Drake, Bruce Macfarlane, and Mark Robinson (United Kingdom)
Bias in Peer Review, Reporting, and Publication
Financial Ties and Discordance Between Results and Conclusions in Trials of Weight Loss and Physical Activity Apps
Veronica Yank, Sanjhavi Agarwal, Rhea Red, and Amy Lozano (United States)
Bias Arising From the Use of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures
Joel J. Gagnier, Jianyu Lai, and Chris Robbins (United States)
Discrepancies in Risk of Bias Judgments for Randomized Trials of Acupuncture Included in More Than 1 Cochrane Review
Yonggang Zhang, Linli Zheng, Youping Li, Mike Clarke, and Liang Du (China, United Kingdom)
Gender Bias in Funding of Proposals Submitted to the Swiss National Science Foundation
François Delavy, Anne Jorstad, and Matthias Egger (Switzerland)
Prevalence of High or Unclear Risk of Bias Assessments in Diagnostic Accuracy Studies Included in Cochrane Reviews
Nicola Di Girolamo, Reint Meursinge Reynders, and Alexandra Winter (Italy, Netherlands, United States)
Assessment of Agreement Between Reviewers in the Open Postpublication Peer Review Process of F1000Research
Tiago Barros and Liz Allen (United Kingdom)
An Update on Reporting Bias in the Antidepressant Literature: An FDA-Controlled Examination of Drug Efficacy
Erick H. Turner, Sepideh Alavi, Andrea Cipriani, Toshi Furukawa, Ilya Ivlev, Ryan McKenna, and Yusuke Ogawa (Japan, United Kingdom, United States)
Prevalence of Comparative EffectivenessTrials of Surgical vs Medical Interventions
Anaïs Rameau, Anirudh Saraswathula, Ewoud Schuit, and John P. A. Ioannidis (the Netherlands, United States)
Frequency of Citation of Clinical Trials With a High Risk of Bias
Priyanka Desai, Mary Butler, and Robert L. Kane (United States)
Bibliometrics and Scientometrics
The Clinical Impact of Published Trials
Ashwini R. Sehgal (United States)
Association Between the Journal Evaluation Program of the Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors (KAMJE) and Change in Quality of Member Journals
Hee-Jin Yang, Se Jeong Oh, and Sung-Tae Hong (Korea)
Association of Publication Rate With the Award of Starting and Advanced Grants
David Pina, Lana Barać, Ivan Buljan, and Ana Marušić (Belgium, Croatia)
Determining the Appropriateness of Pediatrics Case Reports Citations
Bryan A. Sisk, Griffin S. Collins, Claire Dillenbeck, and J. Jeffrey Malatack (United States)
Conflict of Interest
Reporting of Conflicts of Interest of Panel Members of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Anaesthesiology: A Cross-Sectional Study
Damien Wyssa, Martin R. Tramèr, and Nadia Elia (Switzerland)
Physician Journal Editors and the Open Payments Program
Victoria S. S. Wong, Lauro Nathaniel Avalos, and Michael L. Callaham (United States)
Effect of Different Financial Competing Interest Statements on Readers' Perceptions of Clinical Educational Articles: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Sara Schroter, Julia Pakpoor, Julie Morris, Mabel Chew, and Fiona Godlee (United Kingdom)
Competing Interest Disclosures Compared With Industry Payments Reporting Among Highly Cited Authors in Clinical Medicine
Daniel M. Cook and Kyle Kaminski (United States)
Collaboration Between Industry and Academics in Clinical Vaccine, Drug, and Device Trials: A Survey of Academic Investigators
Kristine Rasmussen, Lisa A. Bero, Rita Redberg, Peter C. Gøtzsche, and Andreas Lundh (Australia, Denmark, United States)
Accuracy, Transparency, and Conflict of Interest in Medical Journal Drug Advertisements
James R. Scott, Mark Gibson, and Rebecca S. Benner (United States)
Data Sharing
Data Sharing Policies in Scholarly Publications: Interdisciplinary Comparisons
Michal Tal-Socher and Adrian Ziderman (Israel)
Endorsement of Data Sharing by Authors and High-Impact Medical Journals in China: A Survey of Authors and Assessment of Journals' Online Instructions
Yuanyuan Ji, Limin Chen, Xiuyuan Hao, Ningning Wang, and Yalin Bao (China)
Dissemination of Information
NEJM Quick Take Videos: A Survey of Authors and Readers
Rebecca Berger, Ramya Ramaswami, Karen Buckley, Roger Feinstein, Kathy Stern, Timothy Vining, Stephen Morrissey, and Edward W. Campion (United States)
Age of Clinical Trial Data at the Time of Publication: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials Published in 2015
John W. Welsh, Yuan Lu, Sanket S. Dhruva, Behnood Bikdeli, Nihar R. Desai, Liliya Benchetrit, Chloe O. Zimmerman, Lin Mu, Joseph S. Ross, and Harlan M. Krumholz (United States)
Publication and Dissemination of Results of Clinical Trials in Neurology
Anirudh Sreekrishnan, David Mampre, Cora Ormseth, Laura Miyares, Audrey Leasure, Lindsay Klickstein, Joseph S. Ross, and Kevin N. Sheth (United States)
Disclosure of Results of Clinical Trials Sponsored by Pharmaceutical Companies
Slavka Baronikova, Jim Purvis, Christopher Winchester, Eric Southam, Julie Beeso, and Antonia Panayi (Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Frequency and Format of Clinical Trial Results Disseminated to Participants: A Survey of Trialists
Sara Schroter, Amy Price, Mario Malički, Rosamund Snow, Tessa Richards, and Mike Clarke (Croatia, United Kingdom)
Editorial and Peer Review Process
Editorial Rejections in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Randi Zung, Rebecca S. Benner, and Nancy C. Chescheir (United States)
Implementation of a Peer Reviewer Probation and Performance Monitoring Program at The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
Marc Swiontkowski and Christina Nelson (United States)
Evaluation of a Software Tool and Process to Assist Authors With Reporting of Ethical Requirements of Studies
Tracy Ronan and Alice Ellingham (United Kingdom)
Peer Review in Croatian Open Access Scholarly and Professional Journals: A Cross-Disciplinary Survey
Ivana Hebrang Grgić and Jadranka Stojanovski (Croatia)
Feasibility of a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Results-Blind Peer Review vs Standard Peer Review for Reducing Publication Bias in an Open Peer Review Journal
Katherine S. Button, Anna Clark, Tim Shipley, and Liz Bal (United Kingdom)
A Scoping Review of the Roles and Tasks of Peer Reviewers in the Biomedical Journal Editorial Process
Ketevan Glonti, Daniel Cauchi, Erik Cobo, Isabelle Boutron, David Moher, Darko Hren (Canada, Croatia, France, Malta, Spain, United States)
A Survey of Chinese Medical Researchers’ Awareness and Use of Author-Suggested Reviewers
Limin Chen, Xiuyuan Hao, Yuanyuan Ji, and Yalin Bao (China)
Funding/Grant Peer Review
Influences of Independent Peer Reviewer Scores on UK National Institute for Health Research Grant Funding Recommendations
Nicola McArdle, Helen Payne, Sheila Turner, and Jeremy C. Wyatt (United Kingdom)
Influence of Evaluation Criteria on Overall Assessment in Peer Review of Project Grants Submitted to the Swiss National Science Foundation
Stéphanie Würth, Katrin Milzow, and Matthias Egger (Switzerland)
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Methodology Standards to Improve the Design and Reporting of Research
Evan Mayo-Wilson, Kelly Vander Ley, Kay Dickersin, and Mark Helfand (United States)
Integrity and Misconduct
The Journal Project of the Russian Dissernet
Andrey Rostovtsev, Alexei Kassian, Vasiliy Vlassov, Anna Abalkina, and Larisa Melikhova (Russia)
Misuse of Received Manuscripts by Peer Reviewers: A Cross-sectional Survey
Darren Taichman, Jill Jackson, Deborah Cotton, Cynthia Mulrow, Jaya Rao, Mary Beth Schaeffer, Catharine Stack, Sankey Williams, and Christine Laine (United States)
A Survey of Knowledge and Perception of Plagiarism Among Chinese Authors and Reviewers
Pei-Fang Wei, Xiu-Yuan Hao, Yang Pan, Wei-Zhu Liu, Jing-Ling Bao, Jun-Min Wei, and Yong-Mao Jiang (China)
Post-retraction Citations in Korean Medical Journals
Sun Huh, Hyun Jung Yi, Hye-Min Cho, and Soo Young Kim (Korea)
Assessment of a Standardized Tool to Identify Deceptive Journals
Kathleen Berryman, Sheree Crosby, Lacey Earle, and Lucas Toutloff (United States)
Assessment of the Prevalence of Integrity Issues in Submitted Manuscripts
Damian Pattinson and Chrissy Prater (United States)
Peer Review
A Comparison of Reviewer Contribution Distributions in Publons
Andrew Preston and Tom Culley (United Kingdom)
A Pilot Study of Online Training of Patient Stakeholders Aimed at Improving Knowledge and Skills to Complete Peer Review of PCORI Draft Final Research Reports
Karen B. Eden, Ilya Ivlev, Amy Forester, Camber Hansen-Karr, Ed Reid, Lauren Saxton, Kelly Vander Ley, and Mark Helfand (United States)
Identification of Motivations for Peer Reviewers to Perform Prepublication Review of Manuscripts: A Systematic Review
Mersiha Mahmić-Kaknjo, Mario Malički, Ana Utrobičić, Dario Sambunjak, and Ana Marušić (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia)
Publishing Peer Review Reports Alongside Articles With Separate DOIs: A Pilot Study of 5 Journals in Different Scientific Disciplines
Bahar Mehmani (the Netherlands)
Peer Review in Computer Science Conferences Published by Springer
Mario Malički, Martin Mihajlov, Aliaksandr Birukou, and Volha Bryl (Croatia, Germany, Macedonia)
An Analysis of Peer Review Cases Brought to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) From 1997-2016
Elizabeth Moylan, Virginia Barbour, Linda Gough, Charon A. Pierson, Deborah Poff, Natalie Ridgeway, Michael Wise, and Adrian Ziderman (Australia, Canada, Israel, United Kingdom, United States)
Modeling the Effects of Jointly Implemented Peer Review Systems on Scientific Publication
Michail Kovanis, Philippe Ravaud, and Raphael Porcher (France)
Linguistic Features in Peer Reviewer Reports: How Peer Reviewers Communicate Their Recommendations
Ketevan Glonti, Darko Hren, Simon Carter, and Sara Schroter (Croatia, France, United Kingdom)
Assessment of Regional Diversity of Reviewers in Journals Published in Medicine and Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Thomas Gaston and Pippa Smart (United Kingdom)
Quality of Reporting
Characterizing Major Issues in Results Submissions
Heather D. Dobbins, Cassiah Cox, Tony Tse, Rebecca J. Williams, and Deborah Zarin (United States)
Transparency in Cross-National Research: Quality of Reporting
Elena Damian, Bart Meuleman, and Wim van Oorschot (Belgium)
Presence of a Unique Trial Identifier in the Abstracts of Industry-Sponsored Manuscripts
LaVerne A. Mooney, Joseph F. Michalski, and Lorna Fay (United States)
Assessment of the Quality and Transparency of Research Reporting Endorsement by Brazilian Health Science Journals
Tais Galvao, Monica C. Roa, Leila Posenato Garcia, and Marcus T. Silva (Brazil)
Reporting Statistical Inference in Psychiatry, 1975-2015: An Analysis of Abstracts in Major Psychiatric Journals
Christopher Baethge, Markus Deckert, and Andreas Stang (Germany)
A Scale for the Assessment of Non-systematic Review Articles (SANRA)
Christopher Baethge, Sandra Goldbeck-Wood, and Stephan Mertens (Germany, United Kingdom)
Completeness of Reporting in Indian Qualitative Public Health Research: A Systematic Review of 20 Years of Literature
Myron A. Godinho, Nachiket Gudi, Maja Milkowska, Shruti Murthy, Ajay Bailey, and N.Sreekumaran Nair (India)
Reporting of Sex and Gender in Clinical Trial Protocols and Published Results
Thiyagu Rajakannan, Kevin M. Fain, Rebecca Williams, Tony Tse, and Deborah A. Zarin (United States)
Adherence to Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) Guideline Items in Randomized Trials of Physical Activity Published in 5 Sports Medicine Journals
Daniel Umpierre, Lucas Helal, Patrícia Bock, and Lucas Porto Santos (Brazil)
Identification of Ethics Committees Based on Authors' Disclosures: Cross-sectional Study of Articles Published in the European Journal of Anaesthesiology and a Survey of Ethics Committees
Davide Zoccatelli, Martin R. Tramèr, and Nadia Elia (Switzerland)
Quality of the Literature
The Role of Supplementary Material in Journal Articles: Surveys of Authors, Reviewers, and Readers
Amy Price, Sara Schroter, Mike Clarke, and Helen McAneney (United Kingdom)
Editorial Evaluation, Peer Review, and Publication of Research Papers With and Without Online-Only Supplements: Quality vs Superior Tonnage
Annette Flanagin, Stacy Christiansen, Chris Borden, Demetrios N. Kyriacou, Caroline Sietmann, Elaine Williams, Larry Bryant, Jamie Reickel, and Allison Newton (United States)
Readability of Open Access and Non–Open Access Articles Reporting Research Studies in Primary Health Care: A Cross-sectional Study
Shuhei Ichikawa, Kae Uetani, Yoshihito Goto, and Takanori Fujita (Japan)
Reporting Guidelines
Interventions to Improve Adherence to Reporting Guidelines: A Scoping Review
David Blanco de Tena-Dávila, Jamie Kirkham, Douglas G. Altman, David Moher, Isabelle Boutron, and Erik Cobo (Canada, France, Spain, United Kingdom)
A Qualitative Assessment of the STROBE Extensions: Laying the Groundwork for Future Educational Interventions
Melissa Sharp and Darko Hren (Croatia)
Transparency and Completeness in the Reporting of Stakeholder Involvement in the Development and Reporting of Research Reporting Guidelines
Karen Woolley, Serina Stretton, and Lauri Arnstein (Australia, Japan, United Kingdom)
Evaluation of Reporting Guideline Implementation by Editors of Rehabilitation-Related Journals
Allen Heinemann, Leighton Chan, Helen Hoenig, Glenn Collins, and Jason Roberts (United States)
Journal Support for ARRIVE Guidelines and Reporting Quality of Animal Welfare, Analgesia, or Anesthesia Articles
Vivian Leung, Frédérik Rousseau-Blass, and Daniel S. J. Pang (Canada)
Reproducible Research
Association of Random Audits of Researchers With Improved Overall Quality of Research
Adrian G. Barnett, Nicholas Graves, and Pauline Zardo (Australia)
Research Methods
Study Designs for the Evaluation of Biomarkers in Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review
Maria Olsen, Mona Ghannad, and Patrick M. Bossuyt (the Netherlands)
Benefits and Barriers to Implementation of Statistical Review at a Veterinary Medical Journal: A Mixed-Methods Study
Alexandra Winter, Nicola DiGirolamo, and Michelle Giuffrida (Italy, United States)
Authors' Assessment of the Impact and Value of Statistical Review in a General Medical Journal: 5-Year Survey Results
Catharine Stack, Alicia Ludwig, A. Russell Localio, Anne Meibohm, Eliseo Guallar, John Wong, Deborah Cotton, Cynthia Mulrow, Jaya Rao, Mary Beth Schaeffer, Darren Taichman, and Christine Laine (United States)
Trial Registration
Proportion of National Institutes of Health R01-Funded Clinical Trials Registered in
Erick H. Turner, An-Wen Chan, Dan A. Oren, and Steven Bedrick (Canada, United States)
Clinical Trials and Tribulations: "The Registration Haze"
Denise M. Goodman, Karen E. Gutzman, and William F. Balistreri (United States)
Adverse Event Reporting in Registered and Published Clinical Trials Focusing on Drug-Drug Interactions
Diana Jurić, Shelly Pranić, Ivančica Pavličević, and Ana Marušić (Croatia)
Adherence to the ICMJE Prospective Registration Policy Among Trials Published in High-Impact Specialty Society Journals
Anand D. Gopal, Joshua D. Wallach, Jenerius A. Aminawung, Gregg Gonsalves, Rafael Dal-Ré, Jennifer E. Miller, and Joseph S. Ross (Spain, United States)
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Satellite Sessions
Saturday, September 9
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
EQUATOR GoodReports Campaign Workshop
Implementing Reporting Guidelines: Time for Action

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
EQUATOR and Centre of Journalology Workshop
What Should Journals Do in the Wake of Predatory Journals?

For more information:
Monday, September 11
7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
WAME Business Meeting
5:30 PM
8th Annual EQUATOR Lecture
What a Reporting Guideline Can Do: 15 Years of STARD (Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy Studies)
Patrick M. Bossuyt

Tuesday, September 12
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Peer Review Week
Under the Microscope: Transparency in Peer Review

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