Professor Miriam Brazzelli

Professor Miriam Brazzelli
Professor Miriam Brazzelli
Professor Miriam Brazzelli

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Health Services Research Unit
University of Aberdeen
3rd Floor, Health Sciences Building
Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD


School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition


Miriam Brazzelli obtained a Phisiotherapy degree from San Carlo Borromeo Physiotherapy School in 1988 and an honours degree in Psychology (Cognitive Psychology) from the University of Turin (Italy) in 1997. Following early career appointments within the health service in the fields of physiotherapy and neuropsychology she joined the Unit in Jan 1999. She was subsequently awarded a Research Fellowship by the Scottish Executive Health Department, Chief Scientist Office in 2005 to study the methodology of systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy studies. She obtained a PhD (Public Health Sciences) from the University of Edinburgh in 2011. She re-joined the Unit in 2012 (Feb) as lead of the Evidence Synthesis Team withint the Health Care Assessment Programme. The focus of her research is on complex evidence syntheses and health technology assessments, which aim to assess the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of new and established healthcare interventions.  


Physiotherapy Degree, Physiotherapy School, Azienda Ospedaliera San Carlo Borromeo, Milan, Italy (1988)

BSc, Hons Psychology, University of Turin, Italy (1997)

PhD by Research (Public Health Sciences), University of Edinburgh (2011)


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  • What factors influence the uptake of bowel, breast, and cervical cancer screening?: An overview of international research

    Prowse, S., Brazzelli, M., Treweek, S.
    European Journal of Public Health
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • What is the impact of long-term COVID-19 on workers in healthcare settings? A rapid systematic review of current evidence

    Cruickshank, M., Brazzelli, M., Manson, P., Torrance, N., Grant, A.
    PloS ONE, vol. 19, no. 3 , e0299743
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • Reversal of stoma with biosynthetic mesh fascial reinforcement: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Dewantoro, D., Manson, P., Brazzelli, M., Ramsay, G.
    Colorectal Disease
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Using the GRADE Evidence to Decision Framework to reach recommendations together with ethnic minority community organisations: the example of COVID-19 vaccine uptake in the UK

    Treweek, S., Brazzelli, M., Crosse, A., Daga, S., Isaacs, T., Sunga, R., Collaboration for Change
    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 111268
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The experience of poor sleep in people with fibromyalgia: a qualitative meta-synthesis

    Robertson, C., Beasley, M., Stevens, M., Imamura, M., Whibley, D., Aucott, L., Manson, P., Abhishek, A., Dulake, D., Macfarlane, G., Tang, N. K. Y., Brazzelli, M., Gillies, K.
    Sleep Medicine, vol. 115, no. Suppl 1, pp. 192
    Contributions to Journals: Abstracts
  • Ivosidenib for treating advanced cholangiocarcinoma with an IDH1 R132 mutation after 1 or more systemic treatments

    Imamura, M., Getaneh, A., Cooper, D., Cruickshank, M., Manson, P., Shaukat, A. A., Brazzelli, M., Scotland, G.
    National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). 20 pages
    Books and Reports: Commissioned Reports
  • Cost-effectiveness of testosterone treatment utilising individual patient data from randomised controlled trials in men with low testosterone levels

    Hernández, R., de Silva, N. L., Hudson, J., Cruickshank, M., Quinton, R., Manson, P., Dhillo, W. S., Bhattacharya, S., Brazzelli, M., Jayasena, C. N.
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Effectiveness of conservative management versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the prevention of recurrent symptoms and complications in adults with uncomplicated symptomatic gallstone disease (C-GALL trial): pragmatic, multicentre randomised controlled trial

    Ahmed, I., Hudson, J., Innes, K., Hernández, R., Gillies, K., Bruce, R., Bell, V., Avenell, A., Blazeby, J., Brazzelli, M., Cotton, S., Croal, B., Forrest, M., MacLennan, G., Murchie, P., Wileman, S., Ramsay, C.
    BMJ, vol. 383, e075383
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Common mental health problems in medical students and junior doctors - an overview of systematic reviews

    Aljuwaiser, S., Brazzelli, M., Arain, I., Poobalan, A.
    Journal of Mental Health
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • Symptomatic benefits of testosterone treatment in patient subgroups: a systematic review, individual participant data meta-analysis, and aggregate data meta-analysis

    Hudson, J., Cruickshank, M., Quinton, R., Aucott, L., Wu, F., Grossmann, M., Bhasin, S., Snyder, P. J., Ellenberg, S. S., Travison, T. G., Brock, G. B., Gianatti, E. J., van der Schouw, Y. T., Emmelot-Vonk, M. H., Giltay, E. J., Hackett, G., Ramachandran, S., Svartberg, J., Hildreth, K. L., Antonic, K. G., Tenover, J. L., Tan, H. M., Ho Chee Kong, C., Tan, W. S., Marks, L. S., Ross, R. J., Schwartz, R. S., Manson, P., Roberts, S. A., Skovsager Andersen, M., Velling Magnussen, L., Aceves-Martins, M., Gillies, K., Hernández, R., Oliver, N., Dhillo, W. S., Bhattacharya, S., Brazzelli, M., Jayasena, C. N.
    The Lancet Healthy Longevity, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. e561-e572
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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