My skill sets: (16+ years experience as technical editor/writer/copywriter)
*TECHNICAL BACKGROUND: Chemist/Pharmaceutical scientist with expertise in development and commercialization of controlled-release dosage forms (Tablets/Capsules) as well as a variety of nutraceutical products. Have experience with Grant writing and was able to obtain funding. Currently have expertise on a variety of agricultural technolgies. Can assist with technical writing/marketing and regulatory assessment.
*THERAPEUTIC AREAS: Diabetes, Pain management
*TECHNICAL WRITING: published 50 scientific articles for US/European clients. Topics included nutrition, food science, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, intellectual property, sales & market research, white papers. Skilled in creating Powerpoint presentations. Wrote marketing summaries of different healthcare technologies (nanoparticles, monoclonal antibodies, non-invasive testing for diabetes, etc.) The marketing documents and corporate brochures summarized the complex technologies in easy to understand layman's terminology.
*MARKET RESEARCH: wrote chapters covering Rx/OTC drugs for pain management, medical devices for pain management (spinal cord stimulators, patient controlled analgesia, TENS), Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), and Diabetic Retinopathy. Covered clinical aspects, market forecast, and strategic pharmaceutical product analysis.
*TECHNICAL EDITING: edited dozens of US and foreign scientific and regulatory documents. Some of this work done for the Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists Intl. (AOAC) and other book editing work was done for CRC Press.
*REGULATORY SCIENTIFIC WRITING: wrote Drug Regulatory Submissions for US/European clients. Have a solid understanding of the legal and marketing/cGMP regulations governing dietary supplement products.