Marshall Medical Communications provides high-quality, timely, and affordable writing and editing services to help you communicate clearly and effectively.


Writing Services

I write compelling scientific manuscripts, funding applications, review articles, book chapters, abstracts, research highlights, and planning documents for new hospital programs. Rates vary depending on the scope of the project. Please contact me to discuss your needs.

Areas of expertise:

  • Cardiology
  • Haematology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious disease
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Thermal injury
  • Vascular biology

Editing Services

I do not differentiate between proofreading, substantive editing, or rewritingAll documents are revised to the same high standard.

All editing services include:

  • Substantive restructuring to optimize the arrangement of ideas
  • Clear, concise, and compelling writing style
  • Formatting adjustments to comply with your target journal (including reference formatting)
  • Correction of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Word count reduction, as necessary
  • Fast turnaround time — 3 to 6 days

I edit a wide variety of basic science and clinical documents, such as:

  • Scientific manuscripts and abstracts
  • Review articles
  • Editorials
  • Case reports
  • Book chapters
  • Funding applications (e.g., grants and fellowships)
  • Posters and presentations
  • Cover letters
  • Responses to reviewers
  • Ph.D. and M.Sc. theses

Workshops

I run workshops for researchers and students in Toronto, Canada. The workshops are suitable for small or large groups. Content and duration of the workshop will be specifically tailored to your needs. Rates vary depending on the scope of the workshop. Please contact me to discuss your needs.

Topics covered may include:

  • Structured communication
  • Persuasive scientific and medical writing
  • Editing: grammar, formatting, and reading like a reviewer to edit for content
  • Polishing: assembling your data into polished, publication-quality figures that speak for themselves

Payment

My rate is $95 CAD per hour (approximately $0.05 per word editing). Using Square (for Canadian clients) or Paypal (for international clients), I accept payment by VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, JCB, PayPal, or cheque.