Medical Writing Biotechnology

Volume 32, Issue 4 - Biotechnology

December 2023

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Medical Writing explores the many faces of Biotechnology

From the Editor

President's Message

President's Message



Feature Articles

Biomanufacturing and One Health

Five questions for Ruggero Galici on nonclinical medical writing

Overcoming confidential information challenges faced by study sponsors today

Living medicine: The story of CAR T cell therapy

Psychotropics: A scientific, regulatory, and public view on the medicinal uses of cannabinoids and psilocybin

The evolution of biotechnology: From ancient civilisations to modern day

Advances in the CRISPR-Cas9 system and gene therapy

Harold Swanberg, MD: Why and how EMWA should remember him

How to get your writing found: Why medical writers and academics need to use search engine optimisation

In vitro plants: How to open a jar containing bioactive phytochemicals

Regular Sections

News from the EMA

Digital Communication

Medical Communications and Writing for Patients

Veterinary Medical Writing

Regulatory Matters

Good Writing Practice

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications



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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Nicole Bezuidenhout

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Sarah Milner

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Daniela Kamir


Jennifer Bell


Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News 

Ana Sofia Correia 

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Maddy Dyer


Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Adriana Rocha


Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Louisa Ludwig-Begall / Sarah Kabani

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Layout Designer

Chris Monk