Dr Lene Seidler

Dr Lene Seidler

PhD, MSc, BSc
Senior Research Fellow
Team Lead, NextGen Evidence Synthesis
Research Associate, Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR)
Co-Convenor Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group
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Dr Lene Seidler

Anna Lene Seidler (Lene) is a Senior Research Fellow and biostatistician at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC), University of Sydney where she leads the NextGen Evidence Synthesis team. She is also a Research Associate for the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry and Co-Convenor for the Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Group. Lene specialises in systematic reviews, methods development, project management, and individual participant data (IPD). She leads several large international research projects, such as the iCOMP collaboration and the TOPCHILD collaboration. Her clinical focus areas are obesity and neonatology.

Lene has previously worked and studied at the University of Edinburgh, Humboldt University Berlin and the German Centre for Gerontology. Her research has won several scholarships and awards, including the Australasian Epidemiological Association Early Career Researcher Award.

Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health, Lifespan
Project titleResearch student
Eating disorder prevalence and symptoms during behavioural weight managementHannah MELVILLE
Data sharing in health researchAidan TAN


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Selected Grants


  • RES: data meta analysis for the HiLo-Trial - Canadian Institutes of Health Research via The Governors of the Unviersity of Alberta - Anna Lene Seidler, Seidler A, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)/Project Grant


  • FMH Showcase Travel Award 2023, Seidler A, Faculty of Medicine and Health/FMH Showcase Travel Award 2023
  • AIMOS2022 travel grant, Seidler A, Association for Interdisciplinary Meta-Research and Open Science/AIMOS2022 Travel Grant