30 April 2024

Navigating the narrative: insights from the 20th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)

As medical publication professionals, we are natural storytellers, expertly crafting intricate narratives that transform data into engaging stories and simplifying complex medical concepts for a broader audience. The essence of this skill was a recurring theme at the recent International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) meeting, an event that celebrated not only the coming together of experts but also the evolution over the past two decades of medical publication from a mere job to a respected profession and, ultimately, to a discipline.

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Oxford PharmaGenesis at the forefront of good publication practice: report from TIPPA's 14th Annual Meeting

Real-world evidence (RWE) study publications and clinical trial data disclosure were two major topics of discussion at the 14th Annual Meeting of The International Publication Planning Association (TIPPA), with both keynote sessions being led by Oxford PharmaGenesis. The meeting, held in San Diego on 9–10 February 2015, was attended by an approximately even mix of…

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#1in10 Campaign for Rare Disease Day

Did you know that 1 in 10 people in the USA are living with a rare disease? To put it in perspective, that’s approximately the same as the number of people who are left-handed! Rare diseases don’t discriminate – they affect all races and religions, rich and poor, young and old. They are often chronic…

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Our Chairman rows for charity

Our company Chairman and founder, Graham Shelton, is taking up a different challenge next month by taking part in The Rotary Club of Oxford North Charity Rowathon. This will involve rowing the distance of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race for the charity SSNAP, which supports sick and premature babies and their families.

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Probiotics consensus tops rankings of leading journal

A consensus article co-authored by researchers from the European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology and Oxford PharmaGenesis is in the top 10 most accessed papers in a leading gastroenterology journal. The systematic-review-based consensus article breaks new ground by summarizing complex information for clinicians in primary care regarding the use of probiotics in the treatment of…

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Wear it. Beat it … Eat it!

Many of us at Oxford PharmaGenesis have been busy baking this week in preparation for a cake sale in aid of the British Heart Foundation’s ‘WEAR IT. BEAT IT.’ initiative. Those who fancied a slice of the action have been putting on their aprons and picking up their wooden spoons to whip up a storm.

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Oxford PharmaGenesis research wins best poster prize at the European Meeting of ISMPP for first objective study to demonstrate the value of medical writers

Professional medical writing support improves the quality of clinical trial reporting, according to a study presented in London this week. The research shows that the number of pieces of important trial information reported in medical journal articles almost doubles when medical writers are involved in writing up the study for publication. “We all know from…

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