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Cambridgeshire’s 101 Fastest Growing Medical Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Medical companies in Cambridgeshire. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Medical Companies & Startups (Cambridgeshire)


Cambridge Epigenetix

FoundersBobby Yerramilli-Rao, Shankar Balasubramian
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Cambridge Epigenetix is using epigenetics to reduce several routine & important diagnostic tests for common cancers to a simple blood draw.


Owlstone Medical

FoundersBilly Boyle, David Ruiz Alonso
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Owlstone Medical is a diagnostics company that developed a non-invasive breathalyzer for infectious disease detection.


AstraZeneca

FoundersUnknown
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AstraZeneca is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets prescription medicines.


Zetta Genomics

FoundersIgnacio Medina, William Spooner
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Zetta Genomics manages large-scale genomic data for precision medicine.


BIOS

FoundersEmil Hewage, Oliver Armitage
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A full-stack neural interface platform, that uses AI to decode and encode the signals from to the body, to treat chronic health conditions.


CellCentric

FoundersWill West
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CellCentric is a biotechnology company that targets at deubiquitinase (DUB) enzyme for cancer therapy.


Endomag

FoundersAudrius Brazdeikis, Quentin Pankhurst, Simon Hattersley
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Endomag is a medical technology company devoted to improving breast cancer care through its magnetic sensing technologies.


Cyted

FoundersMarcel Gehrung, Rebecca Fitzgerald
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Diagnostics, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Early Detection, Prevention


Storm Therapeutics

FoundersEric Miska, Tony Kouzarides
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Targeting pathways that modify RNA to deliver novel cancer therapeutics


Phico Therapeutics

FoundersHeather Fairhead
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Phico Therapeutics is a developer of novel platform technology designed to overcome antibacterial resistance.


CMR Surgical

FoundersLuke Hares, Mark Slack, Martin Frost
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CMR Surgical is developing the next-generation surgical robotic system for minimal access surgery.


Solvemed Group

FoundersArkadiusz Klemenko, Hugo Chrost, Michal Wlodarski
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Revolutionising neurology diagnostics and drug discovery with the power of Artificial Intelligence.


SolasCure

FoundersSam Bakri
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Solascure is a biotechnology company focused on the development of fit for purpose, efficacious wound care products.


PredictImmune

FoundersEoin McKinney, Kenneth Smith, Paul Lyons
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Providing tools to physicians in the treatment of patients with immune-mediated disease, through prediction of long term clinical prognosis.


Inotec AMD

FoundersDerek Fray, Mel Vinton
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Inotec AMD is a medical device company.


Biosceptre

FoundersGreg Winter
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Biosceptre has identified a cancer target, nf-P2X7, present in many cancer types, and importantly not found in healthy tissue.


PharmEnable

FoundersHannah Sore, Natalia Mateu
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PharmEnable has developed a rapid and cost effective way to identify better chemical starting points to drive the discovery.


Morphogen-IX

FoundersKate Rolston, Nick Morrell
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MORPHOGEN-IX Limited is a drug discovery company founded in 2015 by Index Ventures to develop bone morphogenetic proteins


Bicycle Therapeutics

FoundersChristian Heinis, Gregory Winter
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Bicycle Therapeutics is developing a technology for the creation of new generation biotherapeutics.


Sphere Medical Holding

FoundersGavin Troughton
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Sphere Medical Holding develops and commercializes monitoring products for critical care environments.


Metrion Biosciences

FoundersUnknown
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Metrion Biosciences is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) that is located in the world renowned Cambridge biocluster.


Psyomics

FoundersDan Cowell
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PsyOmics develops proteomic diagnostics to improve early diagnosis and treatment outcomes for those with neuropsychiatric disorders.


Exvastat

FoundersAndrew McElroy, David Cavalla
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Exvastat is an innovative, preclinical-stage pharmaceutical company.


Base4

FoundersBarnaby Balmforth, Cameron Frayling
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A multi-disciplinary team, based in Cambridge, working to solve some of the most difficult problems in biotechnology.


Mursla

FoundersPierre Arsene
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Novel multi-omics exosome characterisation company.


Feedback

FoundersUnknown
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Feedback is a Medical imaging tools for clinical decision makers


Nanna Therapeutics

FoundersDavid Williams
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Nanna Therapeutics is a drug discovery company addressing age-related diseases for which others are failing to provide effective treatments.


Arete Medical Technologies

FoundersGraeham Douglas
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Precision medicine for asthma and COPD


Quartet Medicine

FoundersKevin Pojasek
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Quartet Medicine is discovering and developing novel treatments


Medovate Ltd.

FoundersStuart Thomson
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Medovate Ltd. is dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative medical technologies.


Congenica

FoundersEugene Bragin, Matthew Hurles, Nick Lench, Philip Beales, Richard Durbin, Thomas Weaver
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Congenica is a biotechnology company that provides a diagnostic decision support platform.


Bourn Hall Clinic

FoundersPatrick Steptoe, Robert Edwards
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We offer fertility treatments to both self-funding and NHS patients in our friendly clinics in Cambridge, Colchester, Norwich and Wickford.


Cell Guidance Systems

FoundersMichael Jones
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Cell Guidance Systems is a biotechnology company developing research tools for stem cell technology.


Nemesis Bioscience

FoundersConrad Lichtenstein, Frank Massam
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Nemesis Bioscience is a new biopharmaceutical company .


Cydar Medical

FoundersGraeme Penney, Tom Carrell
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Cydar Medical has developed computer vision software that produces real-time automated 3D Maps during X-ray guided procedures.


Artios Pharma

FoundersAndrew Muncey
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Artios Pharma is a independent DNA Damage Response company with a strong pipeline of novel cancer therapies.


Antibodies.com

FoundersStewart Newlove
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Antibodies.com is a leading supplier of protein research tools. Discover more from our range of distinct antibodies, proteins, and assays.


Aseptika

FoundersKevin Auton
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Aseptika Inexpensive COPD home monitoring and treatment management device.


LIFNano Therapeutics

FoundersSu Metcalfe
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LIFNano Therapeutics specifically focused on targeted delivery of the biologic, Leukaemia Inhibitory Factor.


GeneAdviser

FoundersJelena Aleksic
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Our mission is to make genetic testing for rare diseases more accessible to clinicians around the world.


ProteinLogic

FoundersNicolas Huber
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ProteinLogic’s ImmiPrint® technology impacts the emerging market for diagnostic, predictive, prognostic and other biomarker applications.


CamStent

FoundersDavid Hampton
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CamStent develops an inert polymer coating for medical devices that prevents the colonization of harmful microorganisms on surfaces.


AB-PolyBlok

FoundersUnknown
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Revolutionary technology platform which has the potential to treat, and potentially partially reverse, the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease.


Vetstream

FoundersUnknown
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Vetstream provides clinical online learning & comprehensive website/e-mail solutions for veterinary professionals across the world.


Cambridge Cognition

FoundersJohn Hammond
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Cognitive assessment software for clinical trials, academic research and healthcare


Auriplex Limited

FoundersUnknown
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Auriplex designs and engineers efficient and effective hearing technologies.


Team Consulting

FoundersAndy Fry
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Team consulting has developed a simple, injection moulded, inhaled dry powder drug delivery device.


The Technology Partnership

FoundersStephen Morris
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The Technology Partnership plc (TTP) is a technology and product development company.


Tristel

FoundersUnknown
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Tristel is a manufacturer of infection control, contamination control and hygiene products.


Astex

FoundersChris Abell
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Astex is a UK-based biotechnology company that discovers and develops novel small molecule therapeutics.


Convergence Pharmaceuticals

FoundersBrenda Reynolds, Clive Dix
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Convergence Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.


TOBY CHURCHILL Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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TOBY CHURCHILL Ltd. develop, manufacture and provide assistive technology to people around the world.


Scientific Generics

FoundersBob Pettigrew
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Scientific Generics is a company that provides solutions to in depth problem solving in research and development departments.


Heartfelt Technologies

FoundersOriane Chausiaux
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Heartfelt Technologies are developing the only home-based heart failure monitor that does not require patient interaction or compliance.


ImmunoBiology Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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ImmBio is developing next-generation vaccines targeting a number of serious infectious diseases, based on its proprietary technologies.


LEX Diagnostics

FoundersUnknown
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LEX Diagnostics is a medical device company that specializes in molecular diagnostics for primary care.


SalvaRx Group PLC

FoundersUnknown
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SalvaRx Group PLC is a drug discovery and development company focused on immune-oncology & invests in novel cancer immune-therapies.


BlueGnome Ltd

FoundersGraham Snudden, Nick Haan
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BlueGnome Limited develops genetic diagnostic solutions for the screening of chromosomal abnormalities.


Intercytex Group

FoundersPaul Kemp
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Intercytex Group is a biotechnology company developing cell-based therapies for the repair and regeneration of skin and hair.


Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

FoundersUnknown
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Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is a group working with genome sequences to learn more about human biology and ways to treat illnesses.


angioClast

FoundersJuba Tsuladze, Minaam Abbas
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angioClast is a Cambridge biotech startup comitted to transform cancer research.


Lorantis

FoundersUnknown
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Lorantis develops products for the selective treatment of immunological and inflammatory diseases.


Timestrip

FoundersUnknown
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Timestrip produces high-tech and low cost irreversible visual indicators of time and temperature.


Xention

FoundersJohn Ford
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Xention Limited is a biopharmaceutical company specialized in the discovery and development of ion channel-modulating drugs.


Bailey Fisher Executive Search

FoundersUnknown
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Bailey Fisher is an independent executive search firm finding & attracting individuals who have a fundamental impact on business growth.


Swift Molecular Diagnostics

FoundersUnknown
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Swift Molecular Diagnostics is developing a rapid, easy-to-use, cost effective genetic “yes or no” test.


GPrX Data

FoundersJoanna Burnett
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GPrX Data translates NHS practice level prescribing data into easily-reviewed intelligence.


Ranier Technology

FoundersUnknown
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Ranier Technology is a medical device development company focusing on the commercialization of its novel Cadisc® spinal implants.


Ionix Pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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A leader in the discovery and development of new analgesic medicines for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.


De Novo Pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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De Novo Pharmaceuticals is an emerging computational drug design company.


Cambridge Neuroscience

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Cambridge Neuroscience is a research center with a focus on brain studies.


Springboard Pro

FoundersUnknown
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Springboard Pro specializes in the manufacturing of device development, product design and engineering consultancy services.


Grant Instruments

FoundersUnknown
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Grant Instruments designs and develops scientific instruments, precision temperature control, sample preparation and life-science products.


Altacor

FoundersFrancesca Crawford
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Altacor develops ophthalmic products for ophthalmologists and patients.


North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

FoundersUnknown
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North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust Working together to provide outstanding care for local communities.


TheraSci

FoundersUnknown
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TheraSci is a drug discovery company that discovers and develops pharmaceutical compounds.


Serentis

FoundersUnknown
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Serentis develops medical products and drugs.


Lectus Therapeutics

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Lectus Therapeutics is a drug discovery and development company.


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a community hospital that provides emergency, surgical and medical care.


Calchan

FoundersUnknown
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Calchan is a UK-based biotechnology company focused on the research and development of novel molecules targeting pain and inflammation.


Medical Device Usability

FoundersUnknown
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Medical Device Usability is an independent Human Factors and usability consultancy specialising in pharmaceutical and medical devices.


L2S2

FoundersUnknown
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L2S2 is an information technology company specialized in software development services for medical devices.


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

FoundersUnknown
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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust offer mental health, learning disability and social care services.


Recombinant Antibody Technology

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Recombinant Antibody Technology is a biotechnology company.


HARVEY MEDICAL CONSULTING LIMITED

FoundersUnknown
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Harvey Medical has extensive expertise in offering innovative, high quality Human Factors services to the medical industry globally.


Cambridge Lab on Chip

FoundersUnknown
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Cambridge Lab on Chip is develops handheld device for pumping and mixing of fluids in micro-fluidic devices for chemical, pharmaceutical.


Cambridge Antibody Technology

FoundersGregory Winter
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Cambridge Antibody Technology was a biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, England.


ziath

FoundersUnknown
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Ziath specializes in the development and manufacture of state-of-the-art 2D barcode readers to decode datamatrix barcodes on sample tubes.


Nnedpro Global Centre For Nutrition & Health

FoundersUnknown
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Nnedpro Global Centre For Nutrition & Health specializes in education, training, research, and implementation solutions.


Cambridge Precision Medicine

FoundersManuel Corpas
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Cambridge Precision Medicine Ltd. is a company dedicated to research, education and consulting.


MAP Patient Access

FoundersUnknown
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MAP Patient Access provides pharmaceutical and market research services.


DocDirect

FoundersUnknown
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DocDirect intelligently connects hospitals to doctors to fill vacancies in staffing, cutting agencies.


Foundation Institute for 21st Century Medicine

FoundersDavid Grainger, Dr. Richard Mason
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The Foundation Institute is an entirely new type of organisation: an ideas factory.


Bard Pharmaceuticals

FoundersUnknown
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Bard Pharmaceuticals is a healthcare products manufacturing company.


CambTEK

FoundersUnknown
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CambTEK has developed a revolutionary automated instrument for extracting pharmaceutical dosage forms.


William Bee Ririe Hospital

FoundersUnknown
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William Bee Ririe Hospital provides physical therapies, lab services and comprehensive treatment on various diseases.


Healx

FoundersAndreas Bender, David Brown, David Cavalla, Tim Guilliams
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Healx is an AI-powered, patient-inspired technology company, pioneering the next generation of drug discovery for rare diseases.


Asuuta

FoundersUnknown
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Asuuta is provides commercialising novel, virtual reality-based, diagnostic and rehabilitation solutions for gait management.


Genapta

FoundersUnknown
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Genapta supply high performance optical platforms for pharmaceutical screening.


IVF Insight

FoundersAnita Lee
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IVF Insight creates a platform of trusted in-vitro fertilization locations.


Cambridge Medical Communication

FoundersUnknown
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Cambridge Medical Communication providing clear and imaginative medical communication materials.

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