Hendrik Rohleder

My Passion The impact of medicine on human health is fascinating area with a constantly growing complexity. Modern basic and clinical research translate into earlier diagnoses and new and better therapies with increasing speed. This medical progress is accompanied by the great new options of digital communication, which offer innovative ways for healthcare communication to physicians, healthcare professionals and patients. My Expertise With a special expertise in molecular genetics and cellular biology, I am able to follow processes of disease pathology and to evaluate methods of clinical and pharmacological interventions. As a medical writer, I have worked in various therapeutic areas such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and oncology. My Experience I have more than 9 years of experience in medical writing and editing. Since joining infill in 2008, I have developed various educational materials for physicians, healthcare professionals and patients. In addition, I am co-author of several print- and eBooks, e.g. for the management of atrial fibrillation or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or training tools for hypertension, diabetes and oncology. My Background I have a PhD in human molecular genetics and a certified Diploma in cell biology from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-University in Bonn. In addition, I performed a certified 6-month training as a scientific journalist. During my PhD thesis, I worked with a bio-pharmaceutical company (Millennium Pharmaceuticals) in Boston, USA.

Virtual medical congresses – future solution or temporary compromise?

In terms of event-based medical communication, the year 2020 may be regarded as a game changer, since almost all medical congress events and symposia of national or international relevance have switched to virtual communication due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Principally, the transformation of an in-person event into a virtual meeting…