Conflict of interest declaration: Angela C Webster

Updated on: 16 February 2021

Roles in: Kidney and Transplant Group

1. In the past 36 months have you accepted the following from a commercial organisation with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?

a) Support for attending meetings, including sabbaticals and study tours (this covers travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
Yes - I do not believe that I have accepted money from any organisation that would benefit directly financially or otherwise from my Cochrane activities other than Cochrane itself. However, in the interests of full transparency, I have accepted travel and accommodation expenses for invitations to speak at several conferences and meetings of learned societies. Most recently this included the International Stroke Conference of the AHA, Hawaii (2019), EuroPD, Krakow (2015), and the University of Ghent (2015).

b) Payment or honoraria for lectures, presentations, speakers bureaus, manuscript writing, or educational events?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Grants and contracts?
No

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty or licences payments?
No

h) Payment for expert testimony?
No

i) Payment for a fellowship?
No

j) Payment for participation on a Data Safety Monitoring Board, Advisory Board, or Guideline Panel?
No

k) Payment for a leadership or other fiduciary role in other board, society, committee, or advocacy group?
No

2. In the past 36 months have you, your spouse/partner or an immediate family member been employed by or do you or they own a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

4. Do you hold any patents (planned, issued or pending) for products relevant to the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
Yes - In the interests of full transparency I declare my income sources: I am employed by Westmead Hospital, NSW as a Nephrologist. I am also employed as a Clinical Epidemiologist by the University of Sydney. I also work as a tutor in epidemiology for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.