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Alison McTavish

  • Alison McTavish
    Alison McTavish

    1989 - MSc Cell Biology, Concordia University

    1986 - BSc Cell Biology, Concordia University

    Academic Background

    Ms McTavish completed her BSc and MSc degrees in Cell Biology at Concordia University in Montreal Canada. She spent 8 years conducting research on EGF receptor-related signal transduction before starting her career in medical and science communications in 2000. Ms McTavish has experience working in nephrology and cell biology.

    Publishing History

    Ms McTavish has authored approximately 15 peer-reviewed papers in journals including the American Journal of Pathology, Kidney International, and the American Journal of Pathology.

    Editing and Reviewing Experience

    Ms McTavish was a Senior Editor and Editorial Director at medical communications agencies in the United Kingdom for more than 10 years. She has reviewed and edited manuscripts for academic authors, healthcare professionals, and the pharmaceutical industry. Her experience includes reviewing pre-clinical and clinical manuscripts, grant proposals, slide decks, abstracts, reports, and posters across a wide range of therapy areas. Ms McTavish has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 10 years. She has worked in subject areas including nephrology, cell biology, oncology, pharmacoeconomics, cardiology, pharmacology, rheumatology, immunology, and other clinical fields.

    Writing Experience

    Ms McTavish has spent more than 20 years writing communication materials for a wide range of audiences, including healthcare professionals, academia, pharmaceutical industry professionals, government, patient advocates, and investors.