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Layperson summaries of clinical trial results: Useful resources in the vacuum of regulatory guidance - Volume 24, Issue

To meet the requirements of the clinical trial regulation, preparation for the publication of lay summaries on the European database should be undertaken as soon as possible. However, as of July 2015 (at the time of writing this article), no…

The EMWA Budapest Working Group: A 2-year collaboration to make recommendations for aligning the ICH E3 guideline with current practice and developing clinical study protocol guidance - Volume 23, Issue

International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) E6 and ICH E3, developed nearly 20 years ago, are the current regulatory guidance documents for developing clinical study protocols (CSPs) and clinical study reports (CSRs). Ambiguity in the…

Effective authoring of clinical study reports: A companion guide - Volume 23, Issue

‘Why write a clinical study report (CSR)? What are the guidance documents? Can I interpret them? Can I deliver my CSR on time?’ This article addresses these questions – and others, provides a companion guide to CSR authoring for preregistration drug…

An introduction to little-known aspects of nonclinical regulatory writing - Volume 26, Issue

Nonclinical evaluation is a key component of drug development. Traditionally, scientists have prepared much of the written regulatory documentation, with dedicated nonclinical writing being a niche profession. This is changing – the demand for…

Regulatory writing basics - Volume 23, Issue

The role of a regulatory writer is to produce regulatory documents (usually taken to refer to documents that are submitted in some form to the health authorities). These documents should adhere to the relevant guidance and be fit for purpose, meani…

REACH chemical dossiers? Yes, please! - Volume 23, Issue

Medical writing knowledge and skills can be applied relatively easily to other areas of technical regulatory writing, with a bit of home study. One such area is in the compilation and write-up of REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and…

Pesticide dossiers, an opportunity for medical writers - Volume 23, Issue

Pesticides, also known as crop protection products, are approved for sale through a process similar to that for authorising human medicines. For example, the toxicology data submitted are nearly identical to the nonclinical data generated for a…

A shot at demystifying the risk management plan for medical writers - Volume 24, Issue

A risk management plan (RMP) is a complex regulatory document which is now required in the European Union as part of a medicine's approval process. This article offers practical guidance for medical writers who are interested in writing an RMP. In a…

Non-interventional Post-Authorisation Safety Studies (NI-PASS): A different type of report - Volume 23, Issue

Although Post-Authorisation Safety Studies (PASS) have been around since 2001, most regulatory writers would have been unaware of their existence until the recent changes in European regulations, which include mention of these studies as part of…

Profile: An interview with Art Gertel on the Budapest Working Group - Volume 24, Issue

Art Gertel (AG), with nearly 40 years of increasingly senior management level positions in the pharmaceutical industry, is an expert in the preparation of large, complex corporate and regulatory documents and is thoroughly familiar with relevant US,…

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