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Good clinical practice (GCP): A universal call for ethics in biomedical research - Volume 23, Issue

Today, the principles of good clinical practice (GCP) form such an integral part of the development of new medicines that they could easily be taken for granted. Yet, the road to a universal code of ethics in human experimentation is paved with…

Reporting of preclinical research: What do we get told – when and how? - Volume 26, Issue

At present, there are no specific requirements for the reporting of preclinical research, and many studies, particularly those with negative results, never get published. Despite the huge advances in communication opportunities, things have not…

Mind the gap – towards complete and transparent reporting of animal research - Volume 26, Issue

Several initiatives have been taken to standardise the reporting of animal studies in peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as the ARRIVE (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments) and GSPC (Gold Standard Publication Checklist)…

The reproducibility crisis in preclinical research – lessons to learn from clinical research - Volume 26, Issue

In recent years, the robustness and reproducibility of preclinical data have been a topic for discussion. Quality standards and good practices are often not well defined for different in vitro methods and in vivo models,and not harmonised amongst…

Medicines information for patients: Insights into research and practice for medical writers - Volume 21, Issue

Many people do not take their medicines as prescribed, and medicines can cause harm if not used appropriately. In addition, in most health systems there is increasing discussion about involving patients in decisions about their health – including…

The importance of Health Research in Horizon 2020: Diabetes as a model of a chronic disease and the need for sustainable funding - Volume 21, Issue

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases and is estimated to affect more than 32 million European Union (EU) citizens, which is nearly 10% of the total EU population. An additional 32 million EU citizens are not yet diagnosed or have…

Identifying appropriate journals in which to publish original research on vaccines against human infectious diseases - Volume 21, Issue

The most effective way of communicating new research findings is by publishing them in a peer-reviewed journal which is widely read and highly respected. To ensure that important new data are shared with the appropriate audience in a timely manner,…

Project management in medical publication writing: A less explored avenue in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations - Volume 25, Issue

Drug development forms the core of the pharmaceutical industry. Medical writing is a key function in pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organisations that works on scientific publications and regulatory dossiers. Regulatory writing…

Science writing workshops for AIDS vaccine researchers in Africa - Volume 22, Issue

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) is a global scientific and advocacy organisation dedicated to ensuring an AIDS vaccine for use worldwide. In Africa, IAVI partners with seven research centres who conduct vaccine trials and studies.…

From researcher in Europe to medical writer in India - Volume 21, Issue

This is an article about my returning back to India from Europe and transition from research career to a profession of medical writing. I was introduced to medical writing through European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) while I was in Europe.…

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