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Volume 30, Issue 4 - Medical journalism

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Abstract

Zynteglo is a one-time treatment for a blood disorder known as beta thalassaemia in patients 12 years and older who require regular blood transfusions. It is a gene therapy that uses a viral vector (or modified virus) to deliver a working gene into the patient’s blood cells. Zynteglo was granted conditional marketing authorisation in May 2019, which means that the company will provide more evidence about the medicine to EMA for review.

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Raquel Billiones

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Evguenia Alechine

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Victoria White

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Alicia Waltman

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Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Barbara Grossman

Daniela Nakagawa

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Joselita T. Salita

Petal Smart

Amy Whereat

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Nicole Bezuidenhout 

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Somsuvro Basu

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Aurélie Gobet / Paolo Rega

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

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Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh / Stephen Gilliver

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Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

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Phil Leventhal

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Lisa Chamberlain-James

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Namrata Upadhyay

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Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen

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Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

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Sam Hamilton

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Claire Gudex

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Kimi Uegaki

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Louisa Marcombes

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Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

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Chris Monk