Research resources

Online resources to assist in your journey

  1. Principles of statistics – reviews general principles of statistics and is not at all specific to GraphPad prism.
  2. How to Read and Comprehend Scientific Research Articles – learn how to read a scientific article, how to find the main points of the article, and how to take effective notes. Youtube tutorial courtesy of the University of Minnesota Libraries.
  3. SketchyEBM - Sketchy videos on topics such as "How I read a paper!," "Simple regression," Intention to treat," "Bias," and more.
  4. How to conduct human subjects research at UTMB – The UTMB Health Institutional Review Board (IRB) has an organized and systematic program to conduct human subject research. Click on "Getting Started" and get ready.
  5. How to write an abstract for a research paper – Youtube video
  6. How to Prepare Scientific Abstracts and Posters – Youtube video
  7. JAMA Guide to Statistics and Medicine – JAMA essay series that explains statistical techniques in clinical research to help clinicians interpret and critically appraise the medical literature.
  8. JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods – online book to teach yourself how to design and conduct interventional and observational studies, and how to handle the data. Written by Edward H. Livingston & Roger J. Lewis. 
  9. Evidence-Based Medicine: An Oral History – free video to learn about the origins, present, and future of evidence-based medicine (EBM)
  10. JAMA Evidence Podcast – monthly series of discussions of core issues in evidence-based medicine by leading practitioners in the field.
  11. CARE guidelines (for CAse REports) –increase the accuracy, transparency, and usefulness of your case reports.
  12. STROBE Reporting Guidelines for Observational Studies
  13. PRISMA Reporting Guidelines for Meta-analyses and Systematic Reviews


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