Medical Writing Vaccines and Immunotherapies

Volume 27, Issue 1 - Vaccines and Immunotherapies

March 2018

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Vaccines and immunotherapies

President's Message

President's Column



Feature Articles

Immuno-oncology: Harnessing our immune system to fight cancer

Changing methods to assess targeted therapies in oncology

HIV vaccine clinical trials: An overview

Allergen immunotherapy in the European regulatory environment

Pharmacovigilance for vaccines and immunotherapies

Addressing vaccine hesitancy in writing

Results of the 2017 EMWA salary survey

Lay writing: Strategies for improving assent forms

The perils of the unknown: Missing data in clinical studies

Medical writing in China: Trends and opportunities

PhD student: A medical writer in the making!

In the Bookstores

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Special Section

A history of EMWA

Regular Sections

Medical Communications

Journal Watch

The Webscout

Teaching Medical Writing

Good Writing Practice

Medical Devices

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Entering medical communications as a non-native English speaker

Lingua Franca and Beyond

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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Nicole Bezuidenhout

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Sarah Milner

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

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EMWA News 

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Gained in Translation

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Getting Your Foot in the Door

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Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Maddy Dyer


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Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

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Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

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The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

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Veterinary Writing

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