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Summary

As a freelance medical writer, I support companies, the media and institutions that are active in the fields of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and medical devices with a professional medical writing service. I produce medical-scientific documents according to individual requirements. Offering: • Scientific/Regulatory/Educational/Promotional/Technical writing • Advice on new business development projects and evaluations for diagnostics and medical devices • English-German and German-English translations of medical-scientific documents • Proofreading and editing of medical-scientific documents • Terminology management I have obtained professional knowledge of regulatory processes and market needs over many years of experience in medical-scientific roles for diagnostics and pharmaceutical companies, and as a technical writer. My core areas of expertise are: • Haematology • Laboratory medicine • Microbiology, virology, infectious diseases • Oncology • Psychiatry

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Medical Writer
    Since April 2015
    • Professional medical writing service • Advice on new business development projects and evaluations for diagnostics and medical devices • English-German/German-English translations • Proofreading/editing • Terminology management

Past Experience

  • Medical Science Manager Central Nervous System
    August 2013 --- October 2014
    • Built and maintained professional relationships with thought leaders in the field of psychiatry • Presented scientific data to healthcare professionals and conducted round table and advisory board sessions • Supported 'Clinical Affairs' and identified study centers for clinical trials • Continuously trained sales representatives on medical and scientific aspects

  • Manager Medical and Scientific Services | Medical Writer (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
    October 2008 --- July 2013
    • Planned and monitored studies, analysed data, wrote and supported scientific publications, coordinated study topics • Prepared scientific marketing materials such as science calendars and magazine articles • Organised scientific events and published conference proceedings • Gave conference and training presentations • Advised executive board, regulatory affairs, marketing, product management, and customers on scientific issues (e.g. new business, evaluations, risk assessment)

  • Junior Scientist
    October 2007 --- September 2008
    Research in molecular and cellular biology related to oncologic applications.

  • Scientific Consultant for Laboratory Diagnostics | Medical Writer
    July 2007 --- September 2007
    • Supported 'Medical and Scientific Affairs' project-based • Translated scientific publications and contributed to conference proceedings

  • Technical Writer
    February 2007 --- June 2007
    • Prepared and updated user manuals for solar and electronic devices • Contributed to terminology management

  • Director of Cellular and Photobiological Studies
    January 2006 --- April 2006
    • Organised, coordinated and realised studies to evaluate pharmaceutical and cosmetic skin products • Prepared study protocols and reports (medical writing)

  • Junior Scientist
    January 2005 --- December 2005
    Investigated the role of human La protein in cyclin D1 regulation.

  • Doctoral student
    February 2002 --- November 2004
    Studied human La protein in cell cycle regulation.

Personality

Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailEfficiencyOrganizationService orientedCreative thinkingCritical thinkingFlexibilityInterest in knowledge

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Medical devices Scientific writingDiagnosticsHematologyMedical affairsMedical writingoncologyPsychiatryScientific CommunicationsVirologyMicrobiologyMolecular & Cellular BiologyInfectious diseases
LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyBiochemistryLifesciencesLife SciencesMedical DevicesInfectious diseasesMedical writingHematologyImmunologyoncologyScientific WritingCell CultureLaboratory MedicineMedical CommunicationsScientific CommunicationsMolecular VirologyPsychiatryTerminologyRegulatory DocumentationRegulatory guidelines

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Control data Develop protocols Search literature on clinical trials Write protocolsCommunicationConduct literature searches.Interact with KOLInterpret scientific dataManuscript reviewPrepare manuscriptPublication of articlesRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledge

Education

  • Tekom Certificate in Technical Communication and Documentation from TecTeam in 2007
  • Dr. rer. nat. in Molecular Biology from University of Hamburg in 2004
  • Diploma in Biology from Justus Liebig University Giessen in 2001

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
German
Native
English
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    2 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Freelance Science Writer Medical Writer Medical translator Scientific Writer scientific translator Scientific consultant Senior Medical Writer
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 4 Days
  • Work Regime:
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Berlin, Germany

Others

Driving License
  • Yes