Susanne Ulm

Science outreach: My secret life as a Native Scientist

Does travelling across Europe for a 4-hour workshop sound like a crazy idea? I have done it and would be happy to do it all over again to support the next generation of scientists. Native Scientist has successfully managed a collaboration with the German Goethe Institute to help school children to realise their own potential.

World Hepatitis Day – Viral hepatitis in a nutshell

Viral hepatitis is estimated to be responsible for 1.4 million deaths per year, either due to acute infection or hepatitis-related complications, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The number of deaths is comparable to those caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis. This article summarises the characteristics of the five different types of

Principles and Science Behind HIV Testing

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2016, worldwide 40% of all people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) did not know that they had it. That’s 14 million people. The only way to know if you have HIV is to have an HIV test. During National HIV Testing Day, many organisations raise awareness

Diabetes – Should We Be Worried?

According to the World Health Organization, 8.5% of the worldwide adult population had diabetes in 2014. In 2016, 4.5 million people in the United Kingdom were living with diabetes, of which 1 million were undiagnosed. What causes diabetes and what does it mean to have diabetes?

Squats for snoozing

The first of March marks the end of #FebruaryHeartMonth – to mark the end of month our very own Susanne Ulm, PhD has written an article on how stress affects the heart. Susanne Ulm is a Medical Writer part of our Prime team and has been with the company since November 2014. Susanne has broad experience in