Medical Writing Preclinical Studies

Volume 26, Issue 4 - Preclinical Studies

December 2017

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Preclinical studies

President's Message

President’s Message



Feature Articles

Preclinical research in drug development

An introduction to little-known aspects of nonclinical regulatory writing

Reporting of preclinical research: What do we get told – when and how?

Mind the gap – towards complete and transparent reporting of animal research

The reproducibility crisis in preclinical research – lessons to learn from clinical research

Nonclinical studies in the Russian Federation — Problems, regulatory norms, and harmonisation with international standards

How to survive Brexit as an independent medical writer

Creation of a patient-centric patient lay summary in the local language

Six communication rules for scientific presentations and writing

So, you want to be a medical journalist?

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Special Section

EMWA celebrates 25 years

Regular Sections

Profile: An interview with Steven Walker

Getting Your Foot in the Door

In the Bookstores

Journal Watch

The Webscout

Good Writing Practice

Medical Communications

Out On Our Own

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.

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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