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About Jo

UK

+12 year(s) experience

Joanne Shorthouse
Jo is a London-based journalist covering the commercial side of the pharmaceutical sector in Europe. She is often to be found at meetings and events, interviewing industry leaders. She also regularly turns her hand to creating infographics.
A journalist since 2004, Jo has covered the biopharmaceutical industry and related service industries since 2008 when she edited Informa's Good Clinical Practice Journal followed by Scrip Clinical Research, and then Scrip 100. She provides insights into leadership and business strategy in the drug industry and the outsourced clinical services market through c-suite interviews.

Prior to her work covering pharma, she worked at various publications covering topics such as chemical logistics, the advertising industry and the property market. When not working, Jo enjoys photography, current affairs and keeping up with her two young children.

Analyst Articles

Articles by Jo

  • Scrip: 世界の医療用医薬品&製薬産業に関するニュース

    Infographic: The Netherlands, A Small Country With Big Ideas

    02 Jul 2019

    Infographic: The Netherlands, A Small Country With Big Ideas

    As the EMA lowers the flags of the 28 EU nations that have flown outside its London offices for 24 years, and prepares to moves its HQ to the Netherlands, Scrip takes a look at Europe’s new pharma regulatory hub.

    Topic business-strategies brexit

  • Scrip: 世界の医療用医薬品&製薬産業に関するニュース

    Interview - Greg Winters Story So Far

    03 Oct 2018

    Interview - Greg Winters Story So Far

    Biochemist Greg Winter has scientifically contributed to some of the pharmaceutical industry's biggest commercial and therapeutic success stories. He tells Scrip how he feels about being labelled a pioneer and why he is still wary of the boardroom.

    Topic cancer

  • Scrip: 世界の医療用医薬品&製薬産業に関するニュース

    Pharma's 2018 Deal-Making Story, So Far

    By Jo Shorthouse 20 Jul 2018

    Pharma's 2018 Deal-Making Story, So Far

    Pharma has been busy making deals this year, while the political winds of change swirl overhead, as our infographic shows. Companies both big and small have been merging to carve out therapeutic niches, return value to shareholders, and position themselves for the next wave of innovation and change.

    Topic business-strategies

  • Scrip: 世界の医療用医薬品&製薬産業に関するニュース

    Welcome to Scrip 100 2017

    24 Apr 2017

    This year the Scrip 100 universe is bigger than ever. We have been tunneling into the 2015 full year financial data of 620 companies to continue the Scrip 100 series, and using this data we can see even more clearly the structure of a top-heavy industry.

  • Scrip: 世界の医療用医薬品&製薬産業に関するニュース

    Where There's A Cure There's Controversy: Raymond Schinazi's Storyarticle 2

    14 Feb 2017

    Where There's A Cure There's Controversy: Raymond Schinazi's Storyarticle 2

    Where There's A Cure There's Controversy: Raymond Schinazi's Story

    Topic Research