Medical Writing Authors Clare Chang

Clare Chang
Associate Editor


Clare (Chi-Chih) Chang, PhD is a medical regulatory writer at AstraZeneca where she specialises in developing clinical documents for pre-IND/IND/NDA/BLA submissions. Prior to medical writing, she freelanced for >10 years as a writer, editor, and translator working with both scientific and non-scientific documents. She has a background in Molecular Biology across several fields including Molecular Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, and Immunology. Clare is one of the Associate Editors for the journal Medical Writing and a member of the European Medical Writers Association. She also provides career guidance for aspiring medical writers as one of the leads in the Medical Writing Organization. Personally, she is a millennial Third Culture Kid having grown up in South Africa and lived in Taiwan, Denmark, and China.


Regulatory Matters - Volume 32, Issue 4

Section Editors: Zuo Yen Lee, Clare Chang I did it so you don’t have to: Lessons learned as a young writer struggling with a regulatory document Author: Tiago Silva Medical writing is not easy, especially for new writers still learning the ropes.…

Regulatory Matters - Volume 32, Issue 3

Current clinical trial disclosure landscape in China Author and Section Editor: Zuo Yen Lee Section Editor: Clare Chang In China, before the launch of the current national clinical trial registry in 2013, i.e.,…

Regulatory Matters - Volume 32, Issue 2

Abstract Training: Lessons in self-leadership Kathryn E. White (author), Zuo Yen Lee (section editor), Clre Chang (section editor) More often than not, freelancing means juggling between running a business and writing. Training may not be at the…

Regulatory Matters - Volume 32, Issue 1

Systems biology and real-world data as drivers of change in drug research and development In recent years, systems biology is not only being applied in fundamental science but also in drug development and healthcare. The application of real-world…

Regulatory Matters - Volume 31, Issue 3

Contributors: Ri Xu (author) Zuo Yen Lee (section editor), Clare Chang (section editor) Hand and back muscle pain and how to avoid them: A regulatory writer's story Ri Xu Medical Writing. 2022;31(3)68-71.

Regulatory Matters - Volume 31, Issue 2

Two years into the pandemic outbreak, our lives have changed one way or another. The pandemic not only has impacted our lifestyle, it might also have impacted our career at some level. We might find ourselves needing to venture out onto new paths,…

Mentorship - Volume 30, Issue 2

Mentorship is a topic very close to my heart. If it were not for the numerous mentors in both my academic and professional life, I would not be here today. The definition of mentorship is subjective and how a mentor operates is often up to those…

The medical writing landscape in China - Volume 28, Issue 3

The Chinese medical regulatory writing and medical science writing landscapes are chang - ing rapidly. Changes in regulatory reforms continue as China further strives to align its pharmaceutical industry with the world, which necessitates…

From bench to pen: Life as a new medical writer - Volume 28, Issue 1

In search of a career that would take advantage of their graduate-level skills, Clare Chang and Zuo Yen Lee found medical writing – a career path few PhD students consider. Within 6 months of graduating, with lots of effort and some luck, they found…

Cheeky medical writers: Transitioning from academia to medical writing - Volume 28, Issue 1

Many PhDs and postdocs in academia realise that they do not have such a strong passion for the bench, so some dream of becoming medical writers, but they often lack the information, training, connections, experience, and (most importantly)…



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My First Medical Writing

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Regulatory Matters

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