Chang Xu, PhD

Chinese Evidence based medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Dr. Chang Xu is a qualified and experienced researcher in evidence synthesis methods. He received his master degree of clinical medicine (urology surgery) in Wuhan University and now studying for a PhD degree in Sichuan University.

His research interests focus on the statistics in medicine, evidence based medicine, evidence synthesis methods, and clinical epidemiology methods. Dr. Chang Xu is one of the primary developers (cooperate with Prof. Suhail Doi) of REMR model (Chang-Doi model) for dose-response meta-analysis, which is a “one-stage” based frame for data synthesis of dose-response relationship.

He has particularly interest on dose-response meta-analysis and individual participant data meta-analysis of the statistical methods as well as the evidence based practice. He is also implementing a research project of instrument development of assessing scientific quality of cohort studies.

He has published about 10 peer-reviewed papers and is a peer reviewer of several academic journals.