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About Us

The Evidence Synthesis Methods team is an academic research group focusing on methods for synthesizing evidence of individual studies to infer about the efficacy and safety of any type of  interventions (e.g. educational, medical, psychological etc.). We are located within the University of Ioannina, which is one of the largest universities in Greece

Our team has significant expertise in knowledge synthesis and network meta-analysis. We have developed and published statistical methodology for network meta-analysis including models to account for missing outcome data, publication bias, outlier detection methods, exploring heterogeneity etc. We have participated, designed and conducted the analysis in many large network meta-analysis in the field on mental health, nephrology, diabetes, geriatrics etc.

Dimitris Mavridis

PI / Associate Professor at University of Ioannina

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Stavros Nikolakopoulos

Senior research fellow

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Sofia Tsokani

Research Associate

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Stella Zevgiti

Researcher & Project Coordinator


Giorgos Seitidis

Research Associate

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Katerina Maria Kontouli

Research Associate

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Christos Christogiannis

Research Associate

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Ourania Koutsiouroumpa

Research Associate

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Iro Ntaga

Research Associate

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Alexandros-Georgios Asimakopoulos

Research Associate

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Once a member, always a member

Argie – Angeliki Veroniki

Senior research fellow

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Dr Veroniki has moved to Toronto, Canada. Her new affiliation is Scientist at the Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (, and Assistant Professor (status only) at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto (

Maria Petropoulou

Research Associate

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Dr Petropoulou has moved to the University of Freiburg in Germany

Thodoris Evrenoglou

Research Associate

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Dr Evrenoglou has moved to Paris Universite Cite in the methods for comparative effectiveness research group.

Agapios Panos

Web Developer – Statistical Programmer