The Biomedical Writer: What You Need to Succeed in Academic Medicine

The Biomedical Writer: What You Need to Succeed in Academic Medicine

by Yellowlees Douglas, Maria B. Grant


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ISBN-13: 9781108401395
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/05/2018
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Yellowlees Douglas is Associate Professor of Management Communication at the University of Florida.

Maria B. Grant M.D., holds the Eivor and Alston Callahan, M.D., Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She has had a career in academic medicine for the last thirty years and her research focuses on vascular repair mechanisms in the eye and how these protective mechanisms are altered in diabetes. Dr Grant's lab also examines ocular angiogenesis and potential therapeutic applications for treating retinal and neovascular eye diseases. Her laboratory has been funded by the National Eye Institute since 1986. While she has conducted primarily basic research, she has also been the primary investigator in clinical research studies. She has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and holds 12 patents.

Table of Contents

1. Writing: the most vital - and neglected - skill; 2. Writing for your reader's brain; 3. Before you begin: getting to so what? and who cares?; 4. Getting published: manuscripts, journals, and submissions; 5. Getting funded: applying for grants; 6. Collaborative writing: pass the baton; 7. Communicating with the public.

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