Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi MBChB, PhD

Dr Olalekan Lee Aiyegbusi

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Fellow

Contact details

Centre for Patient-Reported Outcome Research (CPROR)
Murray Learning Centre
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Lee is a research fellow at the Centre for Patient-Reported Outcome Research (CPROR), University of Birmingham, UK. 

He is also one of the Deputy Directors at CPROR and a co-Lead for the PRO theme, MRC-NIHR Trial Methodology Research Partnership (TMRP) Outcomes working group.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Birmingham, 2019 
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH), University of Birmingham, 2014
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Cardiff, 2009
  • Medicine (MBChB), Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 2007


Lee is actively involved in teaching, delivering lectures and contributing as co-module lead for the MSc Clinical Trials.

He also takes small group tutorials for the MBChB programme.

Other activities


Recent publications


Hughes, S, Haroon, S, Subramanian, A, McMullan, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Turner, G, Jackson, L, Davies, EH, Frost, C, McNamara, G, Price, G, Matthews, K, Camaradou, J, Ormerod, J, Walker, A & Calvert, M 2022, 'Development and validation of the symptom burden questionnaire for long covid (SBQ-LC): Rasch analysis', BMJ, vol. 377, e070230. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2022-070230

Retzer, A, Sivell, S, Scott, H, Nelson, A, Bulbeck, H, Seddon, K, Grant, R, Adams, R, Watts, C, Aiyegbusi, OL, Kearns, P, Cruz Rivera, S, Dirven, L, Baddeley, E, Calvert, M & Byrne, A 2022, 'Development of a core outcome set and identification of patient-reportable outcomes for primary brain tumour trials: protocol for the COBra study', BMJ open. <http://bmjopen.bmj.com/>

Cruz Rivera, S, Aiyegbusi, OL, Ives, J, Draper, H, Mercieca-bebber, R, Ells, C, Hunn, A, Scott, J, Fernandez, CV, Dickens, A, Anderson, N, Bhatnagar, V, Bottomley, A, Campbell, L, Collett, C, Collis, P, Craig, K, Davies, H, Golub, RM, Gosden, L, Gnanasakthy, A, Davies, EH, Von Hildebrand, M, Lord, J, Mahendraratnam, N, Miyaji, T, Morel, T, Monteiro, J, Olsen Zwisler, AD, Peipert, JD, Roydhouse, J, Stover, AM, Wilson, R, Yap, C & Calvert, M 2022, 'Ethical considerations for the inclusion of patient-reported outcomes in clinical research: the PRO ethics guidelines', Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 327, no. 19, pp. 1910-1919. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2022.6421

O’Donovan, C, Panthagani, J, Aiyegbusi, OL, Liu, X, Bayliss, S, Calvert, M, Pesudovs, K, Denniston, A, Moore, D & Braithwaite, T 2022, 'Evaluating patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for clinical trials and clinical practice in adult patients with uveitis or scleritis: a systematic review', Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection. <https://joii-journal.springeropen.com/>

Mercieca-bebber, R, Aiyegbusi, OL, King, MT, Brundage, M, Snyder, C & Calvert, M 2022, 'Knowledge translation concerns for the CONSORT-PRO extension reporting guidance: a review of reviews', Quality of Life Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-022-03119-w

Chandan, J, Brown, K, Simms-Williams, N, Camaradou, J, Bashir, NZ, Heining, D, Aiyegbusi, OL, Turner, G, Cruz Rivera, S, Hotham, R, Nirantharakumar, K, Sivam, M, Khunti, K, Raindi, D, Marwaha, S, Hughes, S, McMullan, C, Calvert, M & Haroon, S 2022, 'Non-pharmacological therapies for post-viral syndromes, including Long COVID: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol', BMJ open, vol. 12, no. 4, e057885. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057885

Han, D, Ibrahim, H, Aiyegbusi, OL, Liu, X, Marston, E, Denniston, A & Calvert, M 2022, 'Opportunities and risks of UK medical device reform', Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science (SPRINGER), vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 596-606. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43441-022-00394-0

Aiyegbusi, OL, Ferrante di Ruffano, L, Retzer, A, Newsome, P, Buckley, C & Calvert, M 2022, 'Outcome selection for tissue-agnostic drug trials for immune mediated inflammatory diseases: a systematic review of core outcome sets and regulatory guidance', Trials, vol. 23, 42. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06000-w

Pickles, T, Macefield, R, Aiyegbusi, OL, Beecher, C, Horton, M, Bang Christensen, K, Phillips, R, Gillespie, D & Choy, E 2022, 'Patient reported outcome measures for rheumatoid arthritis disease activity: a systematic review following COSMIN guidelines', RMD Open, vol. 8, e002093. https://doi.org/10.1136/rmdopen-2021-002093

Elsman, EBM, Butcher, NJ, Mokkink, LB, Terwee, CB, Tricco, A, Gagnier, JJ, Aiyegbusi, OL, Barnett, C, Smith, M, Moher, D & Offringa, M 2022, 'Study protocol for developing, piloting and disseminating the PRISMA-COSMIN guideline: a new reporting guideline for systematic reviews of outcome measurement instruments', Systematic Reviews, vol. 11, 121. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-01994-5

Fletcher, B, Damery, S, Aiyegbusi, OL, Anderson, N, Calvert, M, Cockwell, P, Ferguson, J, Horton, M, Paap, MCS, Sidey-Gibbons, C, Slade, A, Turner, N & Kyte, D 2022, 'Symptom burden and health-related quality of life in chronic kidney disease: A global systematic review and meta-analysis', PLoS Medicine, vol. 19, no. 4, e1003954. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003954

Subramanian, A, Nirantharakumar, K, Hughes, S, Myles, PR, Williams, T, Gokhale, K, Taverner, T, Chandan, J, Brown, K, Simms-Williams, N, Shah, A, Singh, M, Kidy, F, Okoth, K, Hotham, R, Bashir, N, Cockburn, N, Lee, S, Turner, G, Gkoutos, G, Aiyegbusi, OL, McMullan, C, Denniston, A, Sapey, E, Lord, J, Wraith, D, Leggett, E, Iles, C, Marshall, T, Price, M, Marwaha, S, Davies, EH, Jackson, L, Matthews, K, Camaradou, J, Calvert, M & Haroon, S 2022, 'Symptoms and risk factors for long COVID in non-hospitalised adults', Nature Medicine.


Calvert, M, Cruz Rivera, S, Retzer, A, Hughes, S, Campbell, L, Molony-Oates, B, Aiyegbusi, OL, Stover, AM, Wilson, R, McMullan, C, Anderson, N, Turner, G, Davies, EH, Verdi, R, Velikova, G, Kamudoni, P, Syed, M, Gheorghe, A, O'Connor, D, Liu, X, Wu, AW & Denniston, A 2022, 'Patient reported outcome assessment must be inclusive and equitable', Nature Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-022-01781-8

Review article

PC-COS project steering committee & Aiyegbusi, OL 2022, 'A core outcome set for post-COVID-19 condition in adults for use in clinical practice and research: an international Delphi consensus study', Lancet Respir Med, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 715-724. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(22)00169-2

Maruszczyk, K, Aiyegbusi, OL, Torlinska, B, Collis, P, Keeley, T & Calvert, M 2022, 'Systematic review of guidance for the collection and use of patient-reported outcomes in real-world evidence generation to support regulation, reimbursement and health policy', Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes, vol. 6, 57. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41687-022-00466-7

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