Conflict of interest declaration: Philippe Ravaud

Roles in: Scientific Committee

1. Financial interests

a) Received research funding: any grant, contract or gift, commissioned research, or fellowship from The Cochrane Collaboration or a related organisation (i.e. any organisation related to health care or medical research) to conduct research?
Yes - I received grants from many french organizations (national agency against cancer, foundation pour la recherche medicale, Ministry of Health, university Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité university) or international agencies ( EU horizon2020 calls ). I received also fundings from a learned society ( Société Francaise de Rhumatologie)

b) Had paid consultancies: any paid work, consulting fees (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
No

c) Received honoraria: one-time payments (in cash or kind) from a related organisation?
No

d) Served as a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or held a position of management with a related organisation?
Yes - Director of an INSERM-Paris Descartes, Paris Diderot, Paris XIII, INRA research center Director of the French EQUATOR center Director of Cochrane France I am employed by Paris Descartes university and Assistance Publique- Hopitaux de Paris

e) Possessed share-holdings, stock, stock options, equity with a related organisation (excludes mutual funds or similar arrangements where the individual has no control over the selection of the shares)?
Yes - I hold equity in a start-up named INATO which develop algorithmic tools to improve the recruitment in clinical trials

f) Received personal gifts from a related organisation?
No

g) Had an outstanding loan with a related organisation?
No

h) Received royalty payments from a related organisation?
No

2. Do you have any other competing interests that could pose a conflict of interest that would reasonably appear to be related to the primary interest?
No