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Name and Educational Degree(s) Canada, Suzanne, PhD
Business Name Tanager Medical Writing
  • American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) Writing/Editing Core Certificate 2009
  • Ph. D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program, Purdue University, April 1996
    Major Professor: Dr. Larry D. Dunkle, USDA-ARS
  • B. A. in Biochemistry, Chemistry Dept., University of California, San Diego June 1989
Business Address 32713 Jean Drive
Union City, CA 94587
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Clinical Study Reports, Clinical Protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Summaries, Scientific Literature Reviews, NDA Module 2 Summaries, Integrated Summary of Safety, Summary of Clinical Data, Grant Editing, White Papers, Posters, and Slide Sets

  • Medical Writer   Vivus, Inc., Mountain View, CA, May 2008-present
    Responsibilities: Writing and editing of Clinical Study Reports, Clinical Protocols, Clinical Protocol Amendments, and Investigator’s Brochures.
  • Sr. Medical Writer  PDL BioPharma, Inc., Redwood City, CA, September 2005-May 2008
    Responsibilities: Writing and editing of Clinical Study Reports, Clinical Protocols, Clinical protocol amendments, and Investigator’s Brochures.
  • Technical Writer II  Abgenix, Inc., Fremont, CA, March 2005-August 2005
    Barrett contracting at Abgenix, Inc., Fremont, CA, July 2004-March 2005
    Responsibilities: Substantive editing of all Process Sciences publications.  Project management of all documentation deliverables in close collaboration with scientists. Editing and description of data needed to support manufacturing and contract research.
  • Technical Writer  BD Biosciences Clontech, Palo Alto, CA, February 2001-June 2004
    Responsibilities: Writing and editing of technical and marketing documents, project management, Catalog Assistant Editor, DNA Vector Database administrator, Technical Communications Coordinator for all protein expression and purification products.
  • Senior Scientist  List Biological Laboratories, Campbell, CA, August 1997-February 2001
    Responsibilities: Writing and editing of production documentation, product literature, and certificates of analysis;  Production scientist at large pharmaceutical company for GMP production of Eye Medication, research and development, and quality control analysis.
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