World Sickle Cell Day: Shining a light on sickle cell disease

World Sickle Cell Day (19 June) is observed annually with the aim of increasing public knowledge of sickle cell disease, and the challenges experienced by patients, their families and caregivers. To help improve understanding of sickle cell disease, our article looks at the pathology of the disease, its prevalence and available treatment. Sickle cell disease (also …

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Porterhouse Medical Group welcomes its latest PhD placement student

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to welcome our latest PhD placement student to our Nottingham office. Owen Dawson will be completing a 12-week professional internship in our global scientific services team. Owen has a BSc in Biology from the University of Nottingham and is now a third year PhD student, where he is conducting …

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Men’s Health Week 2022: Is it time for your health MOT?!

  International Men’s Health Week is an annual awareness week, celebrated in several countries across Europe, as well as in the USA, Australia and New Zealand. In the UK, the event is led by the charity Men’s Health Forum, whose mission is to improve the health of men and boys. The week forms part of …

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Celebrating a highly deserved promotion in Porterhouse’s client services team

   Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to congratulate Henry Biggs on his latest promotion to the role of Account Manager. Henry joined our global client services team as an Account Executive in October 2020, with a BSc in Biotechnology and an MSc in Biotechnology and Enterprise from the University of Manchester. Since that time, Henry …

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Much-loved Finance Manager signs her last PO and heads to the beach

  Last Friday we said a sad goodbye to our much-loved (and at times, feared 😊) Finance Manager, Helen Klasinski, who is ‘not-so-sad’ to be retiring. Helen joined the Porterhouse family 8 years ago and the company would not be in the position it is today without her drive, energy and can-do attitude. Diana Aspinall, …

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Annual Meeting of ISMPP 2022: Highlights

  Earlier this month, members of the Porterhouse Medical US team were delighted to attend this year’s International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) Annual Meeting in Washington DC. The meeting covered the latest exciting trends in medical communications and medical publications. To take a look at the juiciest highlights from the event, download the …

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Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Getting Back on Track

  29 May is World Digestive Health Day and this year’s campaign by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) centres on colorectal cancer. Entitled ‘Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Getting Back on Track’, the campaign aims to improve the diagnosis and management of colorectal cancer [1]. Given Porterhouse Medical’s long heritage in oncology, we are proud to add …

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Porterhouse rewards dedication and medical publications expertise

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Tony Ferrar has been promoted to Principal Medical Writer within our global scientific services team. Tony joined Porterhouse in October 2018 and hit the ground running with a BSc and MSc in biochemistry from the University of Calgary, Canada and excellent experience as a freelance scientific …

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Celebrating double PhD success in Nottingham-based scientific services team

  Porterhouse Medical Group is proud to announce the PhD successes of two of our Medical Writers in Nottingham-based scientific services team. First, we would like to congratulate Dr Hannah Tomlin, who has recently celebrated her delayed graduation from 2021 for her PhD in gene regulation from the University of Nottingham’s School of Pharmacy. Second, …

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Rewarding creativity and enthusiasm at Porterhouse

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Sarah Das Roy has been promoted to the role of Creative Designer. Sarah joined the growing Porterhouse creative team in April 2021 with a BA in graphic communication from the University of Reading and having completed an internship in graphic design and video production. Sarah is …

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Porterhouse lasers in on client partnerships with new role for director

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Mark Walker is now Partnership Development Director. This evolution in Mark’s career follows a successful five years as Business Development Director, where a key element to that success has been Mark’s ability to identify areas where we can work as close partners with our clients, rather …

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Shining a light on accessibility in the digital age

  There are estimated to be over 1 billion people in the world living with some form of disability, corresponding to about 15% of the world’s population [1]. In the UK alone, according to a recent survey, one in five people have a disability [2]. As well as facing considerable challenges in their daily lives, …

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