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Summary

  • Medical affairs professional experienced in medical communication and education and key opinion leader management

  • Very accurate and quality-focused
  • Critical, highly demanding and highly committed
  • Well-organised, good analytical skills

 

 

 

 

 

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Principal Medical Writing Scientist Beerse, Belgium
    Since January 2015

    Writing of several types of regulatory documents withing the therapeutic area of infectious diseases.

Past Experience

  • Senior Medical Information Manager Lier, Belgium
    April 2008 --- December 2014

     

    Main responsibilities

     

    ·         Perform medical copywriting of congress abstracts, posters, oral presentations, full manuscripts, educational booklets, slide resources, FAQs, congress reports, meeting minutes, clinical study reports, educational websites, CME questions, etc.

     

    ·         Participate in the coordination and management of symposia and advisory board meetings and in client meetings

     

    ·         Give presentations during advisory board meetings

     

    ·         Give input for the development of new medical communication services

     

     

     

    Main therapeutic areas

     

    ·         Oncology

    ·         Infectious diseases

    ·         Neurology

    ·         Orphan diseases

    ·         Urology

    ·         Immunology

     

  • PhD student Leuven, Belgium
    February 2002 --- April 2008

    Project:       Subcellular localisation and trafficking of the gamma-secretase components

                        (cell biology of Alzheimer’s disease; promotor:  Prof. Dr. Wim Annaert)

  • Scientific coworker Antwerpen, Belgium
    August 2001 --- January 2002

    Department of Microbiology: Research project about the relationship between macrolide resistance and invasivity for group A streptococci

Personality

Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailCreative thinkingCritical thinkingIndependenceInterest in knowledgeProactivityProblem solvingTrust

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Cell biology R&D Scientific writingCancerClinical researchClinical study reportsClinical trialsEnglishInfectious diseasesKOL managementMedical oncology Medical writingNeuroscienceoncologyPhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)PowerPointScientific WritingSearch literature on clinical trialsUrology

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Interpret data Search literature on clinical trials Write papersCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with project team

Education

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Catholic University of Leuven in 2009
  • Master in Biochemistry from University of Antwerp in 2001
  • Bachelor in Biomedical Sciences from University of Antwerp in 1999

Training and Certification

  • • Statistical thinking for non-statisticians in drug regulation, RK Statistics, UK in 2012 Training
  • • Pharmacokinetics, Leiden/Amsterdam Centre for Drug Research, Holland in 2010 Training
  • • Time management, Kluwer, Belgium in 2010 Training
  • • Successful medical writing, Management Forum, London, UK in 2009 Training
  • • Targeting your audience – Creating an impact with posters – Conference in 2009 Training
  • • Writing for the internet, AG Consult, Belgium in 2009 Training
  • • Effective writing for biomedical professionals, University of Oxford, UK in 2008 Training
  • • Introduction to drug development, Rostrum, London, UK in 2008 Training
  • Languages

    BrightOwl Assessment:
    Self Assessment:
    Dutch
    Native
    French
    Professional Proficiency
    English
    Full Proficiency
    German
    Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    No
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

België

Others

Driving License
  • Yes