Lynne Lederman


Independent Journalist

Independent journalist

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Professional Bio

Lynne Lederman, Ph.D., has been a medical writer since 1990. Dr. Lederman received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Virology from Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences. Her thesis work on retroviruses and oncogenes was conducted at the Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research. Her academic post-doctoral research involved retroviruses, oncogenes, and the biochemistry of insulin action. She then worked in the biotechnology industry developing single-chain antibodies, new cloning vectors, and viral diagnostics, before turning to medical writing full time. She has published results of her original research in the fields of virology, immunology, molecular biology, and patient advocacy.
Dr. Lederman is also experienced in writing scientific papers for the peer-reviewed literature, medical/legal book chapters, grants, preclinical trial summaries, final clinical trial reports, investigators’ brochures, and clinical trial protocols. In addition, she has prepared literature reviews, literature and meeting summaries, standard operating procedures, and batch production records. In addition to expertise in the fields of oncology, immunology, virology, microbiology, molecular biology, clinical diagnostics, gastroenterology, autoimmune diseases, oxygen therapeutics, and general medical sciences.


Parent: Independent journalist

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Areas of Expertise

oncology; hematology; women's health; infectious diseases; molecular biology; virology; rare inherited diseases, including lysosomal storage disorders