Medical Writing Clinical Trials

Volume 32, Issue 1 - Clinical Trials

March 2023

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President's Message

President's Message



Feature Articles

Bringing decentralised clinical trial protocols to life

Peer review of a clinical trial protocol: Practical tips for regulatory medical writers, clinicians, and clinical scientists

Transition to the EU Clinical Trials Regulation: Trick or treat?

The Lay Protocol Synopsis: Requirements and feasibility

Lay titles for clinical trials: Is industry achieving the balance?

To bias or not to bias in oncology clinical trials: Perspectives on design, endpoint selection, and reporting

The unique challenges of clinical trials in rare disease: A regulatory writer’s perspective

Clinical Investigations for Medical Devices

Clinical Trials in the Eurasian Economic Union

Clinical study reports: A snapshot for aspiring medical writers

Overview of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impact on medical writing for clinical trials

Connecting the dots across the writing continuum

News from the EMA

EMA Foreword

Special Section

Trial Trivia

Regular Sections

News from the EMA

Teaching Medical Writing

Regulatory Public Dislcosure

In the Bookstores

Veterinary Medical Writing

Lingua Franca

Good Writing Practice


Regulatory Matters

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