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Could oral antivirals be the key to conquering COVID-19?

  The vulnerabilities of vaccines There is no doubt that the development of vaccines was a pivotal moment in the COVID-19 pandemic and that they have saved hundreds of thousands of lives globally [1]. However, accessibility issues surrounding the vaccines have highlighted huge inequalities between high- and low-income countries [2, 3]. To achieve global herd …

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Suzanne’s sober month to raise money for a sober cause

Here’s a shout-out to Suzanne Brunt, a Medical Writer at Porterhouse, who has just completed an alcohol-free November – or a ‘NO-vember’ as we called it – to raise money for  Cancer Research UK When asked about the challenge, as someone who likes a glass of vino or two, she said, “There were some tricky …

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Porterhouse celebrates another well-deserved promotion within its global client services team

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Kit Sparrowhawk has been promoted to the role of Senior Account Executive within our global client services team. Kit joined the Porterhouse family as an Account Executive in November 2020, having recently graduated with a BSc in natural sciences, with a focus on cell biology, public health and immunology, from …

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Rewarding curiosity and excellence in the Porterhouse client services team

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Rabea Loczenski has been promoted to the role of Account Manager. Rabea joined our global client services team in August 2020, with a BSc in nutritional science and home economics and a PhD in tissue engineering. She hit the ground running from day one, despite the challenges …

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Can you ‘Spot the Difference’ ? Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2021

  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the cancer that claims more lives than any other in the UK (approximately 35,000) per year [1]; this is more than the combined number of lives lost to bowel and breast cancer. This year for Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Roy …

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Porterhouse welcomes new starters in our US and UK offices

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to welcome two new starters to our global teams in the US and the UK as we continue to expand our global healthcare communications agency group. First, we are pleased to welcome Bertha Vandegrift, who has joined the growing team at Porterhouse Medical US as a Medical Writer. Bertha graduated …

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Celebrating another long service award at Porterhouse Medical Group

  Porterhouse Medical Group is proud to announce our third long-service award within our global healthcare communications group and would like to congratulate Jamie Harrison on his successful five years as part of the Porterhouse family. Since joining Porterhouse Medical as an Associate Medical Writer in 2016, Jamie has become a key member of the scientific …

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The fight against antimicrobial resistance: Everyone’s responsibility!

  For the last 2 years, 18–24 November has been marked as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (previously named World Antibacterial Awareness Week) by the Antimicrobial Resistance Tripartite, which consists of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme …

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Demand better for pancreatic cancer

  Today is World Pancreatic Cancer Day. This campaign, represented by the iconic purple ribbon, aims to raise awareness of the risks and symptoms of pancreatic cancer to promote earlier diagnosis and therefore longer survival rates, in the hopes of helping to prevent millions of deaths globally each year [1]. What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic …

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Rewarding diligence and expertise in the Porterhouse scientific services team

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Jerusha Richardson has been promoted to the role of Senior Medical Writer. Jerusha joined Porterhouse in 2019 with a BSc in chemistry from University College London and a PGCE from the University of Warwick, plus several years of experience working in education. She has since become …

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Celebrating a successful and diverse career path at Porterhouse

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to announce that Catherine McEnhill has been promoted to the role of Senior Medical Writer within our growing global scientific services team. Cat joined the Porterhouse family as an Account Executive in November 2018, with a degree in biomedical sciences from the University of Oxford. Since then, she has …

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Celebrating a well-deserved promotion within Porterhouse’s global client services team

  Porterhouse Medical Group is delighted to congratulate Henry Biggs on his recent promotion to the role of Senior Account Executive. Henry joined our global client services team as an Account Executive just before another UK lockdown last October, with a BSc in biotechnology and an MSc in biotechnology and enterprise from the University of …

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