Staff in BESTEAM In 'BESTEAM' Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis, Test Evaluation and prediction Models (BESTEAM) Sophie Beese Systematic reviewer with specialist knowledge in evidence synthesis and research methods. Sarah Berhane Medical statistician working in diagnostic and prognostic modelling, and test accuracy evaluation. April Coombe Information specialist developing search strategies to identify appropriate research literature for systematic reviews. Jac Dinnes Senior methodologist and systematic reviewer with a special interest in the evaluation of medical tests used for diagnostic and monitoring purposes. Janine Dretzke Senior Systmatic Reviewer with considerable experience in conducting evidence syntheses, systematic reviews, meta-analyses and health technology assessments (HTA) to inform local and national healthcare decision making. Clare Davenport Consultant in Public Health specialising in methods for undertaking systematic reviews of test accuracy, methods for development of evidence based testing policy and the process of diagnostic decision making. Christina Easter Medical statistician specialising in cluster randomised trials and prognostic modelling Sayeed Haque Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics Karla Hemming Karla Hemming leads a research programme related to stepped wedge trials, this includes both theoretical and applied research. Beth Hillier Bethany is finishing her MSc Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester. Once complete, Bethany will be exposed to a variety of projects, methods and techniques under the guidance of the research group. Rosie Boodell Senior Administrator and PA to Jon Deeks James Martin Lecturer in Medical Statistics David Moore Associate Professor specialising in directing multidisciplinary teams of researchers undertaking systematic reviews, health technology assessments and associated research. Malcolm Price Lecturer in Biostatistics with a keen interest in tackling important applications in evidence synthesis and decision modelling that require development of new methodology. Laura Quinn Medical statistician with main research interest in diagnostic test evaluation, including interobserver variability and time to diagnosis studies. Barney Scholefield Clinical academic researcher within the field of paediatric neuro-critical care and cardiac arrest resuscitation. Alice Sitch Medical statistician specialising in designing and evaluating monitoring tests and studies of biological variability Yemisi Takwoingi Biostatistician with primary interests in systematic review methodology, especially meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy studies, and applied health research projects related to diagnostic test evaluation. Katie Scandrett Katie is a NIHR Pre-Doctoral Fellow and a member of the test evaluation research group. Last year she completed an MSc in Medical Statistics. Ridhi Agarwal Medical Statistician with primary interests in evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of medical tests in clinical trial setting and risk prediction modelling. Esther Albon Esther works as a systematic reviewer in the BESaTE team conducting evidence syntheses, systematic reviews, meta-analysis and health technology assessments (HTA) to aid decision making within local and national healthcare. Breanna Morrison Honorary Researchers: Sian Taylor-Phillips Methodologist and systematic reviewer specialising in developing methods and conducting reviews for the evaluation of screening programmes and screening tests PhD students: Simon Baldwin PhD title: 'Opportunities and Challenges in Using Routine Data Sources to Evaluate Biomarkers' Expected year of completion: 2024 Supervisors: Professor Jon Deeks; Professor Yemisi Takwoingi; Dr Alice Sitch Konstantinos Tryposkiadis Siwanon Rattanakanokchai Jacqueline Thompson PhD title: 'Estimating binary outcomes in comparative effectiveness research'.