Karen Finn

Karen spent the past 20+ years providing editorial services for leading B2B publications, large corporations, small businesses, individuals and students around the world. Her portfolio includes articles and business communications on pharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthcare policy, regulatory and legal systems, international trade and intellectual property. Her articles have been published in Scrip Regulatory Affairs, Clinica Medtech Intelligence, MedNous, SecuringPharma and International Trade Today, among others.

Cardio 3rd August 2017

Tackling high blood pressure once and for all

Ulf Lohmann was frustrated that chronic high blood pressure had taken over his life. Then doctors offered him an innovative new treatment that completely turned things around. For years Ulf was taking pills that didn’t seem to have any ...

by Karen Finn

Getting Checked 27th July 2017

Bringing a human face to hepatitis

These days, the best way to rally support for an important cause is via social media…and selfies. That’s why the World Hepatitis Alliance has launched #ShowYourFace to stamp out the silent killer that is hepatitis. The campaign marks ...

by Karen Finn

Cardio 6th July 2017

The tiny clip that fixes hearts

Erica’s life literally changed overnight. One day, the 38-year-old mother of four was playing in a tennis championship at her local club and the next day, she was having a heart attack. “I had no health problems. I had ...

by Karen Finn

Chronic Conditions 19th June 2017

The reality of life with Sickle Cell

“I think Sickle Cell is misunderstood because it's not a visible condition and it affects everyone differently,” says Chantelle Pierre, who was diagnosed with the genetic blood disorder at six months old as part of a routine blood test. “People ...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 19th May 2017

From psychologist to medtech pioneer

Spanish neuropsychologist Gema Climent was instantly drawn to virtual reality tools for evaluating patients after years of observing “paper and pencil tests that were not comparable to the problems people had in real life”. The finalist in the European Commission’...

by Karen Finn

Family 3rd May 2017

Maintaining your lifestyle with telehealth

When you’re a busy working mum with kidney failure, the last thing you have time for is dialysis in hospital three days a week. Lucy Ward was in this position until she found the perfect solution with remote monitoring. ...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 27th April 2017

Living and breathing innovation

From the time Claudia Gärtner was a little girl helping her dad with his business, she knew she would follow in his entrepreneurial footsteps. “I grew up with an engineer father who told me that I could be anything ...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 31st March 2017

This woman is rocking the medtech scene

Women represent only 30% of all entrepreneurs in Europe and medtech is a particularly difficult market to crack. But Mary Franzese isn’t letting this statistic hold her back. The 30-year-old Rising Innovator Award finalist is co-founder of an Italian start-up ...

by Karen Finn