Medical Writing Public Disclosure

Volume 27, Issue 2 - Public Disclosure

June 2018

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President's Message

President’s Message



EMWA's Special Interest Groups

The Regulatory Public Disclosure Special Interest Group

Feature Articles

Clinical trial disclosure and transparency

Navigating the EMA clinical data website

Anonymisation reports from 2016 to 2017: A preliminary analysis

Preparing anonymisation reports in general and for an orphan drug in particular

Policies 0070 and 0043: Juggling different requirements

Clinical data publication by the EMA: The challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry

Clinical trial results disclosure on and EudraCT

Writing lay summaries: What medical writers need to know

Lay titles for clinical trials: A balancing act

Why clinical study reports really matter

CORE Reference – a tool for modern clinical study reports in an era of increasing transparency and disclosure

Preparing clinical study reports for external sharing

Harmonising format and style requirements for scientific and medical publications

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Special Section

Winners of the Geoff Hall Scholarship Essay Competition

Creative medical writing: An oxymoron?

Creative medical writing - An oxymoron?

Regular Sections

An interview with Chris Winchester

Journal Watch

In the Bookstores

Good Writing Practice

Medical Devices

Getting Your Foot in the Door

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