Biological & Health Science Examples

Smith, C. A., Nolan, J., Tritz, D. J., Heavener, T. E., Pelton, J., Cook, K., & Vassar, M. (2019). Evaluation of Reproducible and Transparent Research Practices in Pulmonology Publications (preprint). Scientific Communication and Education. https://doi.org/10.1101/726505
Isaacowitz, D. M., & Lind, M. (2019). Open Science is for Aging Research, Too. Innovation in Aging, 3(4), igz028. https://doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igz028
Fladie, I. A., Evans, S., Checketts, J., Tritz, D., Norris, B., & Vassar, M. (2019). Can Orthopaedics become the Gold Standard for Reproducibility? A Roadmap to Success (preprint). Scientific Communication and Education. https://doi.org/10.1101/715144
Ascha, M., Ascha, M. S., & Gatherwright, J. (2019). The Importance of Reproducibility in Plastic Surgery Research. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 144(1), 242–248. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000005784
Schnack, H. (2019). Assessing reproducibility in association studies. ELife, 8, e46757. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.46757
Stupple, A., Singerman, D., & Celi, L. A. (2019). The reproducibility crisis in the age of digital medicine. Npj Digital Medicine, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41746-019-0079-z
Knudtson, K. L., Carnahan, R. H., Hegstad-Davies, R. L., Fisher, N. C., Hicks, B., Lopez, P. A., … Sol-Church, K. (2019). Survey on Scientific Shared Resource Rigor and Reproducibility. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques : JBT, jbt.19-3003-001. https://doi.org/10.7171/jbt.19-3003-001
Draeger, E., Sawant, A., Johnstone, C., Koger, B., Becker, S., Vujaskovic, Z., … Poirier, Y. (2019). A Dose of Reality: How 20 years of incomplete physics and dosimetry reporting in radiobiology studies may have contributed to the reproducibility crisis. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, S0360301619334455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.06.2545
Niepel, M., Hafner, M., Mills, C. E., Subramanian, K., Williams, E. H., Chung, M., … Medvedovic, M. (2019). A Multi-center Study on the Reproducibility of Drug-Response Assays in Mammalian Cell Lines. Cell Systems, 9(1), 35-48.e5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cels.2019.06.005
Wallach, J. D., Boyack, K. W., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2018). Reproducible research practices, transparency, and open access data in the biomedical literature, 2015–2017. PLOS Biology, 16(11), e2006930. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2006930
Glasziou, P., & Chalmers, I. (2018). Research waste is still a scandal—an essay by Paul Glasziou and Iain Chalmers. BMJ, k4645. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4645
Al-Ani, A., Toms, D., Kondro, D., Thundathil, J., Yu, Y., & Ungrin, M. (2018). Oxygenation in cell culture: Critical parameters for reproducibility are routinely not reported. PLOS ONE, 13(10), e0204269. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204269
Amaral, O. B., Neves, K., Wasilewska-Sampaio, A. P., & Carneiro, C. F. D. (2018). The Brazilian Reproducibility Initiative: a systematic assessment of Brazilian biomedical science (preprint). Open Science Framework. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/ahf7t
Nguyen, T., Baun, C., & Høilund-Carlsen, P. F. (2018). An account of data entry inconsistencies and their impact on positron emission tomography quantification. Medicine, 97(37), e12312. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012312
Bello, N. M., & Renter, D. G. (2018). Invited review: Reproducible research from noisy data: Revisiting key statistical principles for the animal sciences. Journal of Dairy Science, 101(7), 5679–5701. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13978
Borghi, J. A., & Van Gulick, A. E. (2018). Data management and sharing in neuroimaging: Practices and perceptions of MRI researchers. PLOS ONE, 13(7), e0200562. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200562
Voelkl, B., Vogt, L., Sena, E. S., & Würbel, H. (2018). Reproducibility of preclinical animal research improves with heterogeneity of study samples. PLOS Biology, 16(2), e2003693. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2003693
Wright, M. L., Higgins, M., Taylor, J. Y., & Hertzberg, V. S. (2018). NuRsing Research in the 21st Century: R You Ready? Biological Research For Nursing, 109980041881051. https://doi.org/10.1177/1099800418810514
Fitzpatrick, B. G. (2018). Issues in Reproducible Simulation Research. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11538-018-0496-1
Steinfath, M., Vogl, S., Violet, N., Schwarz, F., Mielke, H., Selhorst, T., … Schönfelder, G. (2018). Simple changes of individual studies can improve the reproducibility of the biomedical scientific process as a whole. Plos One, 13(9), e0202762. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202762
Halperin, I., Vigotsky, A. D., Foster, C., & Pyne, D. B. (2018). Strengthening the practice of exercise and sport-science research. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 13(2), 127–134. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2017-0322
Toelch, U., & Ostwald, D. (2018). Digital Open Science – Teaching digital tools for reproducible and transparent research. Center for Open Science. https://doi.org/http://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/FBVEP
Bikson, M., Brunoni, A. R., Charvet, L. E., Clark, V. P., Cohen, L. G., Deng, Z. D., … Lisanby, S. H. (2018). Rigor and reproducibility in research with transcranial electrical stimulation: An NIMH-sponsored workshop. Brain Stimulation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2017.12.008
Fraser, H., Parker, T. H., Nakagawa, S., Barnett, A., & Fidler, F. (2018). Questionable Research Practices in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/AJYQG
Naudet, F., Sakarovitch, C., Janiaud, P., Cristea, I., Fanelli, D., Moher, D., & Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2018). Data sharing and reanalysis of randomized controlled trials in leading biomedical journals with a full data sharing policy: survey of studies published in The BMJ and PLOS Medicine. Bmj, (January 2013), k400. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k400
McLoughlin, P., & Drummond, G. (2017). Publishing replication studies to support excellence in physiological research. Experimental Physiology, 102(9), 1041–1043. https://doi.org/10.1113/EP086344
Baxter, M. G., & Burwell, R. D. (2017). Promoting transparency and reproducibility in Behavioral Neuroscience: Publishing replications, registered reports, and null results. Behavioral Neuroscience, 131(4), 275–276. https://doi.org/10.1037/bne0000207
Olorisade, B. K., Brereton, P., & Andras, P. (2017). Reproducibility of Studies on Text Mining for Citation Screening in Systematic Reviews: Evaluation and Checklist. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2017.07.010
Vaughan, L., Glänzel, W., Korch, C., & Capes-Davis, A. (2017). Widespread Use of Misidentified Cell Line KB (HeLa): Incorrect Attribution and Its Impact Revealed through Mining the Scientific Literature. Cancer Research, 77(11), 2784–2788. https://doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-16-2258
Bruna, E. M., Chazdon, R., Errington, T. M., & Nosek, B. A. (2017). Reproducibility and repeatability in tropical biology: A call to repeat foundational studies (preprint). Open Science Framework. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/dbpsz
Gilmore, R. O., Diaz, M. T., Wyble, B. A., & Yarkoni, T. (2017). Progress toward openness, transparency, and reproducibility in cognitive neuroscience. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1396(1), 5–18. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.13325
Leek, J. T., & Jager, L. R. (2017). Is Most Published Research Really False? Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application, 4(1), annurev–statistics–060116–054104. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-statistics-060116-054104
Poldrack, R. A., Baker, C. I., Durnez, J., Gorgolewski, K. J., Matthews, P. M., Munafò, M. R., … Yarkoni, T. (2017). Scanning the horizon: towards transparent and reproducible neuroimaging research. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18(2), 115–126. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrn.2016.167
Flier, J. S. (2017). Irreproducibility of published bioscience research: Diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy (Vol. 6). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2016.11.006
Olorisade, B. K., Brereton, P., & Andras, P. (2017). Reproducibility of studies on text mining for citation screening in systematic reviews: Evaluation and checklist. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 73, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2017.07.010
Hunter, P. (2017). The reproducibility “crisis.” EMBO Reports, 18(9), 1493–1496. https://doi.org/10.15252/embr.201744876
Bouillod, A., Pinot, J., Soto-Romero, G., Bertucci, W., & Grappe, F. (2017). Validity, sensitivity, reproducibility, and robustness of the powertap, stages, and garmin vector power meters in comparison with the SRM device. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 12(8), 1023–1030. https://doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0436
Oil, C., & Chayka, D. (2017). THE SATURDAY ESSAY Contaminated samples, faulty studies and inadequate training have created a crisis in laboratories and industry, slowing the quest for new treatments and cures. The Wall.
Enserink, M. (2017). Sloppy reporting on animal studies proves hard to change. Science, 357(6358), 1337–1338. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.357.6358.1337
Harvey, L. (2017). Reproducing the research results of others: A problem for all including researchers within the SCI world. Spinal Cord, 55(3), 223. https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.2017.17
Page, M. J., Altman, D. G., Shamseer, L., McKenzie, J. E., Ahmadzai, N., Wolfe, D., … Moher, D. (2017). Reproducible research practices are underused in systematic reviews of biomedical interventions. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.10.017
Baker, M. (2017). Reproducibility: Check your chemistry. Nature, 548(7668), 485–488. https://doi.org/10.1038/548485a
Dean, B. (2017). Irreproducible data: Problems and solutions for psychiatry. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.
Harris, J. K., Wondmeneh, S., Zhao, Y., & Leider, J. P. (2017). Examining the Reproducibility of 6 Published Studies in Public Health Services and Systems Research, 00(00), 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000694
Hsieh, T., Vaickus, M. H., & Remick, D. G. (2017). Enhancing Scientific Foundations to Ensure Reproducibility: A New Paradigm. The American Journal of Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpath.2017.08.028
Weissgerber, T. L., Garovic, V. D., Winham, S. J., Milic, N. M., & Prager, E. M. (2016). Transparent reporting for reproducible science. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 94(10), 859–864. https://doi.org/10.1002/jnr.23785
Toker, L., Feng, M., & Pavlidis, P. (2016). Whose sample is it anyway? Widespread misannotation of samples in transcriptomics studies. F1000Research, 5, 2103. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.9471.2
Austin, N., Harper, S., Kaufman, J. S., & Hamra, G. B. (2016). Challenges in reproducing results from publicly available data: an example of sexual orientation and cardiovascular disease risk. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 70(8), 807–12. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2015-206698
Page, M. J., Shamseer, L., Altman, D. G., Tetzlaff, J., Sampson, M., Tricco, A. C., … Moher, D. (2016). Epidemiology and Reporting Characteristics of Systematic Reviews of Biomedical Research: A Cross-Sectional Study. PLOS Medicine, 13(5), e1002028. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002028
Jarvis, M. F., & Williams, M. (2016). Irreproducibility in Preclinical Biomedical Research: Perceptions, Uncertainties, and Knowledge Gaps. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 37(4), 290–302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tips.2015.12.001