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Setting up and running a medical writing company - Volume 24, Issue

I am the founder and managing director of Scinopsis, a medical writing company based in France. Scinopsis is specialised in providing regulatory documents and medical communications to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device…

The yin and yang of medical writing in China - Volume 22, Issue

China is becoming a superpower in many areas, including the global medical literature. In this article, we describe medical writing in China, with a focus on efforts to enhance the yin (quality) and yang (quantity) of publications. Quality…

Writing for lay audiences: A challenge for scientists - Volume 24, Issue

Writing for lay audiences, especially lay summaries, is needed to increase health and science literacy, but this kind of writing can be difficult for scientists. The article describes why it can be so difficult and gives some advice on how…

Post-approval regulatory writing – How different is it from writing pre-approval documents? - Volume 23, Issue

Regulatory writing has various facets to it with good writing skills as a preliminary requirement. Well written reports form the basis of all regulatory submissions for marketing approval and its success largely depends on the research information…

Opportunities in veterinary writing - Volume 23, Issue

Unlike medical writing, ‘veterinary writing’ does not exist as a defined career path. However, writers are inevitably also required in this field and play important roles in different areas of the veterinary profession for creation of scientific…

The changing face of medical writing in India - Volume 22, Issue

Economic liberalisation has led to an influx of clinical research and a boom in the medical writing industry in India. Medical writers in India at present contribute mostly to medical communications, health journalism, and academic medical…

Getting what you want from your scientific writing: tips for writing clearly - Volume 21, Issue

Good medical writing is like good writing in any discipline: the writer should explain complex concepts and ideas clearly and accurately and engage the reader. In this article, I provide four suggestions to help clarify writing on complex subjects:…

Strategic medical writing in the post-authorisation phase - Volume 23, Issue

This article outlines the latest legislation for some of the most common post-authorisation documents (Risk Management Plans, Periodic Safety Update Reports, and Post-authorisation Safety Studies) and explains the role of the strategic medical…

Medical writing in India at a crossroads - Volume 22, Issue

Pharmaceutical regulatory medical writing for document submissions to Western health regulatory agencies has been undertaken in India for almost 10 years. From humble beginnings in a couple of non-Indian pharmaceutical multinational giants –…

Combined workshops on medical writing and publication ethics for Japanese postgraduate students and faculty members - Volume 22, Issue

Although the importance both of skills in medical writing in English and of an understanding of ethics in medical publishing is increasingly recognised, these subjects are not comprehensively taught to Japanese medical doctors and students. Limited…

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