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Adam Dunn is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Informatics at Macquarie University. His research is in clinical research informatics, where he aims to improve the way results from clinical trials are used in systematic reviews; and digital epidemiology, where he uses large-scale data from news and social media to track how evidence and misinformation spread through society, with the aim of improving health behaviours.

External positions

Visiting Associate Professor, University of Malaya


Associate Editor, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

Editorial Board Member, JAMIA Open

Associate Editor, Research Integrity & Peer Review

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Projects 2017 2022

Centre of Research Excellence in Digital Health (CREDiH)

Coiera, E., Glasziou, P., Hansen, D., Magrabi, F., Sintchenko, V., Verspoor, K., Gallego Luxan, B., Lau, A., Dunn, A., Longhurst, C., Tsafnat, G., Cutler, H., Makeham, M., Shaw, T., Shah, N., Runciman, W. & Liaw, S. T.


Project: Research

Research Output 2004 2019

The timing and frequency of trial inclusion in systematic reviews of type 2 diabetes drugs was associated with trial characteristics

Dunn, A. G., Orenstein, L., Coiera, E., Mandl, K. D. & Bourgeois, F. T., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 109, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Confidence Intervals
Journal Impact Factor
Pharmaceutical Preparations

A shared latent space matrix factorisation method for recommending new trial evidence for systematic review updates

Surian, D., Dunn, A. G., Orenstein, L., Bashir, R., Coiera, E. & Bourgeois, F. T., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 79, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Clinical Trials
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Principal Component Analysis

Conversational agents in healthcare: a systematic review

Laranjo da Silva, L., Dunn, A. G., Tong, H. L., Kocaballi, A. B., Chen, J., Bashir, R., Surian, D., Gallego, B., Magrabi, F., Lau, A. Y. S. & Coiera, E., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 25, 9, p. 1248–1258 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Delivery of Health Care
Randomized Controlled Trials
Patient Safety

Prevalence of disclosed conflicts of interest in biomedical research and associations with journal impact factors and altmetric scores

Grundy, Q., Dunn, A. G., Bourgeois, F. T., Coiera, E. & Bero, L., 23 Jan 2018, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 319, 4, p. 408-409 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Registration of published randomized trials: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Trinquart, L., Dunn, A. G. & Bourgeois, F. T., 2018, In : BMC Medicine. 16, p. 1-13 13 p., 173.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials
Confidence Intervals
Research Personnel