Research methods

Pandemic pandemonium: pausing clinical research during the COVID-19 outbreak

Explains the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on clinical research and provides suggestions for which studies should proceed, which should pivot to research on the pandemic, which should be paused, and which should stop.

Minimal information for studies of extracellular vesicles 2018 (MISEV2018), a position statement of the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles and update of the MISEV2014 guidelines

Updated guidelines for the reporting of experiments involving extracellular vesicles.

EV-TRACK: transparent reporting and centralizing knowledge in extracellular vesicle research

We argue that the field of extracellular vesicle (EV) biology needs more transparent reporting to facilitate interpretation and replication of experiments. To achieve this, we describe EV-TRACK, a crowdsourcing knowledgebase ( that …

The possibility of unmeasured confounding variables in observational studies: a forgotten fact?