Methodology, Evidence Synthesis, and Implementation SIG

The Methodology, Evidence Synthesis, and Implementation SIG (MESISIG) aims to:

  • Foster a widespread interest in the production and science of systematic reviews and meta-analysis of the highest quality for pain management.
  • Provide a forum for dissemination of skills and reviews, providing assistance in the work of "discovering" relevant publications, quality control and scoring, and extracting data, to assist in maintaining the high profile of pain research and management in the wide context of health care.

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Upcoming Meeting(s)

  • MESISIG Symposium
    Evidence Synthesis for Determining Efficacy and Harm: Identifying a Quality Signal in the Growing Noise
    27 June 2021 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Meeting Agenda

  • SIG Business Meeting
    29 June 2021 - [12:45 - 13:45]
    World Congress on Pain | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Past Meeting(s):

  • Reliable Evidence in Pain Therapy: Bridging the Gap between Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice
    26 August 2012 | Milan, Italy


Discussion Forum

Follow the steps below to access the Methodology, Evidence, Synthesis & Implementation SIG online discussion forum, Groupsite: 

  • Login into your IASP account
  • Click on "My Account"
  • Scroll down to "My Group Memberships"
  • Click on your listed SIG - "Methodology, Evidence, Synthesis & Implementation"


Oxford Pain Internet Site

This site aims to be a "one-stop pain shop": a single site providing fast and easy access to all available information on evidence-based pain relief. Only reviews providing clear and clinically relevant messages are included on the Oxford Pain Internet Site, which will continually be updated as new reviews come along. The site also includes summary pages, adverse effects data, supporting links and references, a search function, and a "wisdom" section that provides various types of information, including methods of systematic review and the Oxford league table of analgesic efficacy.



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Officers [Term 2018-2021]

Chair: Chris Eccleston (UK)

Vice Chair: Sebastian Straube (Canada) 

Past Chair: Andrew Moore (UK)

Secretary/Treasurer: TBD

Committee Members

Scott Strassels (USA)
Sebastian Straube (Canada)
Simon Haroutounian (USA)
Kate Seers (UK)
R Bell (Norway)
Emma Fisher (UK)
Andrew Moore (UK)
Amanda Williams (UK)

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