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Eliza Slawther

Senior Writer

London, UK

Eliza began reporting on health and medical science in 2018 while completing her Master’s degree in Journalism at City, University of London. During her degree program she interned at C+D and on the London Evening Standard’s health desk. In the years since, Eliza has written about everything from mid-stage drug development to market access for medicines and devices in the EU and beyond. Her work explores the trials and tribulations of securing reimbursement for medical products in Europe, and Eliza is particularly interested in the challenges of funding innovation in health care.

Eliza has lived in London since 2017 and is originally from Cheshire, in the north west of England. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Manchester and is in the process of completing a second undergraduate degree in Biomedicine from Birkbeck College, an evening university that is part of the University of London.

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