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Dr. Michelle Derbyshire

MD Writing Services bvba

+32 (0)486 245908

Volmolenheide 36
BE-B2400 Mol

Skills And Services Offered:

Writing of all documents related to clinical studies (Phase I-IV), including, but not limited to the following:

  • Study Protocols and Amendments
  • Subject Information and Consent Forms
  • Clinical Study Reports
  • Investigator Brochures
  • Common Technical Documents
  • Clinical Trial Registrations
  • EUDRACT Applications
  • Summaries of Product Characteristics
  • Manuscript Preparation and Editing
  • Abstracts and Posters
  • Power Point Presentations (e.g. for Conferences or DSMBs)
  • Literature Searches and Reviews
  • Product Monographs
  • Annual Safety Reports/Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs)
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Quality Control and Review of existing documents


I am specialized in the field of vaccines, however I can easily adapt to any subject, and also have experience in many other therapeutic areas. Some of the subject areas that I have experience in include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cholesterol
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Haematology
  • Helicobactor Pylori
  • Hepatitis
  • Herpes
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Influenza
  • Medical Devices
  • MMRV
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pneumococcal bacteria
  • Rheumatology/arthritis
  • Smallpox

Other Information:

I have a strong scientific background with a chemistry degree (Sheffield Hallam University with a one-year industrial placement at GlaxoSmithKline) followed by a PhD carried out in Belgium supported by a grant from the European Commission

I have over 7 years' medical writing experience working initially with GlaxoSmithkline Biologicals and then as a freelance medical writer.

I have been actively involved in the EMWA, where I was initially the PR officer and more recently the president. I also still participate in the professional development programme (EPDP) and have been awarded the EPDP Certificate in Medical Writing. I am currently working towards an advanced certificate.

Please see my website ( for further information.