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Dr. Catriona Urquhart



+44 (0) 7876 683543

The Poplars, 5 Grange Farm Barns
Bury Road
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP28 6LW
United Kingdom

Skills And Services Offered:

I provide a medical writing, editing and QC service to the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare and medical research organisations, including:

  • Clinical Study Reports, Phases I to IV
  • Investigator Brochures
  • Clinical Safety Narratives
  • Manuscript Preparation (peer-review journal articles, reviews)
  • Protocols
  • PSURs
  • Summary sections of the CTD
  • Newsletters
  • Conference transcripts
  • General health education literature

Existing clients include multinational pharmaceutical companies, medical communication agencies and specialist research foundations.


I have experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas, including:

  • oncology
  • cardiovascular
  • CNS
  • auto-immune disorders
  • anti-infectives
  • dermatology
  • organ transplantation
  • urology
  • gastro-intestinal
  • anaesthesia
  • blood products
  • drug addiction and substitution therapies.

Other Information:

  • medical writer since 1993
  • PhD (cell biology)
  • 10 years in medical research (oncology, cell biology, parasitology, protozoology and immunology)
  • 4 years in industry (competitor intelligence and acquisition strategies in biotechnology and medical diagnostics sectors).
  • author of publications in peer-reviewed journals

Member of professional organisations:
  • European Medical Writers Association
  • Institute of Clinical Research
  • British Association of Cancer Research
  • ERBI (an East of England Biotechnology Industry Group)

I have completed EMWA's 'Professional Development Programme in Medical Writing'.
Regular attendance at meetings and workshops enables me to remain up-to-date with developments in the regulatory environment and pharmaceutical industry, and with research trends. Frequent training allows me to provide and maintain a high quality service.
Let me know your requirements and I will produce detailed project outlines with fixed costs and guaranteed timelines on a no-commitment basis.