Medical Writing Authors Jennifer Bell

Jennifer Bell
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Jennifer Bell, Ekrity, Dundalk, Ireland.



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Jen worked in quality management roles in medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing, and clinical trial sectors from 2010 to 2018. She holds a PhD                                                                       in molecular microbiology and an MSc in pharmaceutical manufacturing                                                                           technology. She is passionate about the potential for biotechnology to improve lives.                                                       Today she is a freelance medical writer.


Biotechnology - Volume 31, Issue 4

Contributors: Jana Kubátová, Jennifer Bell (section editor) “All that is gold does not glitter”: Faecal microbiota transplantation, Jana Kubátová Medical Writing. 2022;31(4)78-83.

Biotechnology - Volume 31, Issue 2

Ahmad Nazzal defines biotechnology as, “a field of science that involves using living organisms and organic substances to create or modify environments, produce goods, or improve human health.” Biotechnology is a vast topic and can be defined by…

Biotechnology - Volume 31, Issue 1

This is the first Medical Writing Biotechnology regular section. Biotechnology is a broad subject. It can be defined by the use of biological systems and living organisms in production processes. Biotechnology has been around for thousands of years.…

Veterinary Medical Writing - Volume 31, Issue 1

For this special Sustainability issue of Medical Writing, the editorial team at Veterinary Medical Writing has decided to focus on One Health. As the global society adjusts to adopting a sustainable lifestyle, whether voluntarily or kicking and…

Lifelong learning opportunitites are available for all - Volume 31, Issue 1

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) call all UN member states– low-, high- and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the environment. The 17 goals are part “of a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for…

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications - Volume 30, Issue 4

Greetings from the croft! In this special issue on medical journalism, we have two contributions that discuss topics that have enjoyed attention in the press: 1. the emerging environmental problem because of the growing drug market for pets, and 2.…

Veterinary Medical Writing - Volume 30, Issue 4

December is traditionally a time of reflection, with an old calendar year drawing to a close, a new one just around the corner, and many of us planning to spend the festive period with friends and loved ones. On top of that, 2021 brings to a close…

Veterinary Medical Writing - Volume 30, Issue 3

This edition of Veterinary Medical Writing signals a changing of the guard as Karim Montasser passes on the reins, having guided this section of Medical Writing with a steady hand during his tenure. And it is mindful of those auspicious shoes to…

But it is work: My perspective on social media - Volume 30, Issue 1

When I was asked to write about using social media for work and collaboration, one “professional” social media platform immediately sprang to mind – LinkedIn. This article discusses LinkedIn, one of many social media platforms in a prosperous…

Planting a “non-biological” seed – will this meme persist? - Volume 29, Issue 1

Some word uses persist and some do not. Part of what makes use of a word stick is how catchy it is. This word is already used on our supermarket shelves. This proposed new use illuminates a small way in which language evolves. And it helps to…


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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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Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Amy Whereat

Petal Smart

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Sarah Milner

Section Editors

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

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk