Dianthus Medical Blog Archive

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EMWA conference

We (Adam, Debbie, Nancy, and Alice) will be going to the EMWA conference in Lisbon on 11-15 May. We are looking forward to catching up with many old friends and making some new ones.

Adam will be presenting his workshop on statistical analysis of binary data, as well as short seminars on XML for medical writers and CDISC.

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ICR conference 2010

We will be exhibiting at the ICR conference on 19-20 April. Please come and see us on stand 7 if you're going to be there.

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New team member

I am delighted to announce that as of today we have a new team member at Dianthus. Ruth Allwood has joined us in the role of client support manager. Her role will be to manage all the administration around our projects, take care of finances, keep our clients up to date with status reports, etc.

A hearty welcome to the team to Ruth from all of us at Dianthus Medical.

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Last few places available

We still have a small number of places left on our forthcoming introduction to medical writing course, but not very many. If you are considering booking a place on the course, please do so as soon as possible if you want to be sure of a place.

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Medical writing training course

Our next introductory course in medical writing is now open for booking. Places are still available, but numbers are limited so please book early if you want to be sure of a place. Continue reading→

DIA clinical forum, day 3

Well, the clinical forum is now pretty much over, and the Dianthus Medical exhibition stand is being dismantled around me even as I type this.

Since my last blog entry, I've been to a couple of interesting sessions in the medical writing track. Yesterday afternoon, I attended a session on the role of medical writers in publications, which is always a lively topic. It was nice to see that, at least among the people attending the session, messages about ethical standards seem to be very well understood.

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DIA clinical forum, day 2

We're now on our second day at the DIA clinical forum. I've been to quite a variety of talks: one session on clinical study reports, another on validation of computerised systems, and most recently on statistical analysis of bioequivalence trials, where there was much discussion of whether it's acceptable to widen the acceptance criteria for bioequivalence if drugs have highly variable Cmax. It will be interesting to see what the new guideline on this says when it's published, supposedly later this year.

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Live blog from the DIA clinical forum

I'm writing this from the DIA clinical forum in Nice, where Alice, Nancy and I are showing Dianthus Medical to the world of clinical research at the exhibition. We've had a nice leisurely start this morning, as the exhibition didn't start until 10.30, so I had plenty of time for a pre-breakfast run this morning. Running along the seafront in Nice is a particularly lovely thing to do, particularly early in the morning when the sun is not quite above the horizon: the light over the sea is beautiful.

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New training date

The date of our next introduction to medical writing course is now confirmed as 26 February 2010. Continue reading→

Come and see us in Nice

We will be exhibiting at the DIA Clinical Forum in Nice on 19-21 October. Please come and see us on stand 34 if you're going to be at the conference.

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