Berner Institut für Hausarztmedizin (BIHAM)


Dr. Cinzia Del Giovane, PhD in Statistics Methodology for Scientific Research, is a senior statistician and Head of Statistics and Methodology at the Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM) of the University of Bern ( She has expertise in the entire process of developing systematic reviews, performing meta-analyses and, in particular, network meta-analyses. She has worked several years at the Department of Diagnostic, Clinical and Public Health Medicine of the University of Modena ( and as statistical advisor within the Italian Cochrane Centre ( Dr. Del Giovane applies a wide range of statistical methods to analyze medical data in several clinical fields. Among her publications are articles, notably systematic reviews with meta-analysis and network meta-analysis, in high-impact medical and statistical journals.

  Research interests

  • Biostatistics
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Network meta-analysis
  • Individual participant data meta-analysis
  • Chronic diseases
  • Primary care research

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