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.

Chronic Conditions 7th May 2024

Living with severe asthma

Rachel Murray has seen many advances in asthma treatment over the years, but her biggest hope is that people will understand how serious the condition is. She shares her story with This Is MedTech on World Asthma Day. “I’d ...

by Karen Finn

Chronic Conditions 3rd March 2024

The Power of Hearing

Picture by Caroline White When Katie Grant started having hearing difficulties in her early 50s, she was in denial. She reluctantly got hearing aids and was amazed at the transformation that followed. To raise awareness on World Hearing Day, she ...

by Karen Finn

Chronic Conditions 28th February 2024

Uniting for change on Rare Disease Day

It’s been a long but rewarding journey for Iuliana Dumitriu, whose 9-year-old son Victor has a rare genetic disorder called Coffin-Lowry syndrome. Now she’s helping other families by connecting them and raising awareness around the world. “When Victor ...

by Karen Finn

Chronic Conditions 3rd December 2023

Finding light in the darkness

The challenges that Natasha Price has faced over the past 15 years would be insurmountable for most people, but becoming blind and paralysed has only made her stronger. On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, she tells This Is MedTech about ...

by Karen Finn

Cancer 30th October 2023

Reclaiming your confidence after breast cancer

Gabby Mottershead didn’t have a lump, but she knew instinctively that something wasn’t quite right. Nevertheless, it was a huge shock when a biopsy confirmed that she had inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). “While I was in denial at ...

by Karen Finn

Family 14th June 2023

“It’s so simple, but so clever”

This is how Laura Fricker describes the two blood transfusions that saved her son’s life while she was still carrying him in her womb. “When I was about 15 weeks pregnant with Sebby, my daughter came down with slapped cheek ...

by Karen Finn

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