‘The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug’ – Mark Twain

I have over 7 years’ experience writing and editing in the Life Sciences with a focus on biomedical research, and more than 10 years’ experience in hospital, public health, and biomedical research. I have an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology from the Institut Armand-Frappier,

I have also worked for two years in mental health care and 7 years in mental health research at the McGill University School of Physical and Occupational Therapy.

I write for  academic researchers  and biotechnology firms, and have recently written scientific manuscripts and successful grant applications for academic researchers.

I also write about research on rare diseases and clinical trials of treatments for them with BioNews Services, an online news service for for patients and caregivers.