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Dinah Parums

  • MA, BM, BCh, PhD
  • Freelance Medical and Science Writer, Editor, and Consultant
  • Independent
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Medical Science Monitor

Editorial Board Member

2016 - Present

Recent publications

  • Molecular predictors of outcome with gefitinib in a phase III placebo-controlled study in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer

    • Hirsch F
    • Varella-Garcia M
    • Bunn Jr. P
    • et al.
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  • Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity (multiple letters) [9]

    • Leonard A
    • Corris P
    • Parums D
    • et al.

Professional experience

Freelance Medical and Science Writer, Editor, and Consultant


January 2014 - Present



University of Cambridge

September 1984 - August 1987(3 years)


Dr Dinah Parums is a British MD/PhD who has degrees from the University of Cambridge and University of Oxford. Her PhD was in Experimental Pathology from the University of Cambridge. Higher specialist training was at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (MRCPath in 1991 and FRCPath in 1999). Dinah has worked as a clinical Consultant, Senior Lecturer, and Principal Pharmaceutical Physician, and has more than 40 peer-reviewed publications. She has worked as an editor and has more than 25 years of experience as a medical journal peer-reviewer and medical journal editorial board member. Dr Dinah Parums' LinkedIn profile is available at: Dr Dinah Parums has written and edited the following postgraduate medical book: Parums, D.V. (Editor). Essential Clinical Pathology. Blackwell Science Ltd. Oxford. 1996. ISBN 0-632-03088-7. This 700-page postgraduate teaching book contains 500 full-colour figures. It represents a complete clinical pathology (laboratory medicine) ‘core’ course textbook for medical students, based on the Editor’s teaching experience running the Oxford University Medical School’s clinical pathology teaching over three years. One-third of this book is written by the Editor, with contributions in Haematology, Biochemistry, Immunology and Microbiology from 14 other authors.


Co-authors (88)

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