Conflict of interest declaration: Ying C Cheong

Roles in: Gynaecology and Fertility Group

1. In the past three years have you accepted the following from an organisation that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)?

a) Reimbursement for attending a conference or symposium (including travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
Yes - Merck Serono, Ferring, Nordic for conference attendance

b) Fees for speaking?
Yes - Merck Serono, Ferring and Nordic for speakers fees

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Funds for research?
Yes - Merck Serono for small grant fundings for technology development - unrelated to any study reviews I have performed

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty payments?
No

2. In the past three years have you or your spouse/partner been employed by an organization that may in any way gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
Yes - I am one of the shareholders and directors of Complete Fertility Ltd, UK and Vivoplex, a university spin out

4. Do you hold any patents for products that that may lead you to gain or lose financially from the publication of reviews by your review group in the CDSR?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No