About the Editor

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Dr. Anne O'Rourke received her B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry from the University of London, England. She has 25 years of research experience in academia and the biotechnology industry.

Before becoming a full-time writer and editor in 2009, Dr. O'Rourke spent 15 years in academia, including 7 years at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. She then worked for 10 years in biotech, where she led research groups developing small molecule and biologic therapeutics for autoimmune diseases and cancer.

Dr. O'Rourke has extensive experience in biochemistry, immunology, autoimmune diseases, oncology, and drug discovery. She has published more than 30 articles in top-tiered journals, including Nature and Science, and has been a reviewer for several biochemistry and immunology journals, as well as for the NIH.

She is a member of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the Council of Science Editors (CSE), and the San Diego Professional Editors Network (SD/PEN). Her clients include Biotech companies, clinicians, and scientists at some of the top biomedical research institutes and universities in the United States and Europe.


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