Medical Writing Generics and biosimilars

Volume 28, Issue 2 - Generics and biosimilars

June 2019

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Feature Articles

Regulatory pathways for development and submission activities

Biosimilar development – an overview

Statistical principles in biosimilar development

Writing biosimilar clinical study reports and submission documents – what to expect and what to consider

Medical writing for generics throughout the life cycle

Same but different: Basic tools for biosimilar and generic pharmacovigilance writing

Layperson materials in the sphere of biosimilars and generic medicines

Insulin biosimilars

Biosimilars: Change, challenge, and accomplishments

ICMJE requirements for sharing individual participant data from interventional clinical trials

Medicinal products and medical devices in clinical trials conduct and disclosure

Publication of clinical trial protocols and statistical analysis plans on

Collecting metrics in medical writing – the benefits to you and your business

Document management systems for medical writing

Special Section

James Visanji Tribute

Winner of the Geoff Hall Scholarship Essay Competition

Regular Sections

Regulatory Matters

News from the EMA

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Veterinary Medical Writing

Teaching Medical Writing

Medical Devices

My First Medical Writing

Journal Watch

Good Writing Practice

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Out on Our Own



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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

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Brooks Waltman

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