January 3, 2017

Freelance science & medical writer 

Skilled in writing news and feature articles, speeches, white papers, press releases as well as content for websites.



Examples of my writing:

  • Life Science Leader, “Funding For Biopharmas Targeting Urgent Bacterial Threats,”
    May 2017. Link: http://lifescienceleadermag.epubxp.com/i/818301-may-2017/35
  • AAPS Newsmagazine, “Defining Best Practices for Biosimilar Development,” May 2017. Link: http://bit.ly/2pYtId8
  • AAPS Newsmagazine, “Prevention and Cure among Topics at 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition,” Jan. 2017. Link: http://bit.ly/2i9SPXP
  • Stowers Report,” A Conversation with Nicolas Rohner, Ph.D.,” Fall 2016. Link: http://bit.ly/2jE0M7o
  • Life Science Leader, “Why Pet Health Is the Focus of a New Biotech Sector,” Dec. 2016. Link:  http://bit.ly/2pAWdKW
  • Life Science Leader, “Why An Investment Banker Returned to Drug Development,” Nov 2016. Link: http://bit.ly/2f9e0VD
  • Life Science Leader, “Why animal health is the next big growth area,” July 2016. Link: http://bit.ly/2bEydoh
  • Life Science Leader, “Millennials are hard-working and dedicated. really, they are!”June 2016. Link: http://bit.ly/2aXyblo
  • International Educator, “STEM students go abroad for research and internships,”March/April 2016. Link: http://bit.ly/1UaDt1D
  • Life Science Leader, “From windowless data room to the CEO’s office,” January 2016. Link: http://bit.ly/1UGL3zE
  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biomedical Technology website, “’Immunogenomics is the hot scientific field of the moment,’ says Nobel Laureate,” January 2016. Link:
  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biomedical Technology website, Nov. 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1OEwsU5
  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biomedical Technology website, “Our microbial ‘guests’ play a role in health and disease,” Nov. 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1M6TTSa
  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biomedical Technology website, “Ancient DNA reveals genetic relationship between today’s Sardinians and Neolithic Europeans,” Nov. 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1lVuR02
  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biomedical Technology website, “Test to diagnose “normal” health could help re-focus medical system on prevention,” Nov. 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1NFYm29
  • International Educator, “Singapore’s talent strategy,” July/August 2015.  Link: http://bit.ly/1RqP8Tb
  • Life Science Leader, “A life sciences start-up learns to pivot and overcome adversity,” July 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1H3Lqg0
  • Life Science Leader, “Search for new therapeutic targets turns to ‘loss-of- function’ DNA variants,”  May 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1H1BtNt
  • Life Science Leader, “How BARDA is helping speed up drug development/manufacture,” April 2015. Link:
  • Life Science Leader, “Patient-focused drug development: to understand patients, you must engage them,” Jan. 2015.  Link: http://bit.ly/1BLkso9
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Science Newsmagazine, “Growing organs, Ebola, and fighting addiction among topics at 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition,” Jan. 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1z6Uz4L
  • International Educator, “Global health matters,” Jan. 2015. Link: http://bit.ly/1HME8k4
  • AAPS blog, “Are you tracking yourself?”  Link: http://bit.ly/1LB311A

Cathy & pals while early morning caffeine brews in kitchen.

contact Cathy Yarbrough at yarbroughcathy@gmail.com