Nathalie Ross, Ph.D., offers customized writing services for the private sector, academia, and research and development (R&D) industry. Her services focus on the pharmaceutical (including medical devices), environmental (including biotechnology) and food industries.

Pharmaceutical and medical devices industries

  • Regulatory and medical writing intensify when pharmaceutical and medical device products get to clinical trial phases. Nathalie Ross, Ph.D., can assist you in the writing of study protocolsclinical study reports including patient narratives and in the preparation of investigator’s brochures and clinical trial applications.
  • For regulatory compliance regarding the marketing of your products, we offer writing services for new drug submissions, including product monographs (Health Canada) and prescribing information (Food and Drug Administration).
  • Our services include the preparation of new substances notifications, including post-notification responsibilities, for compliance with the New substances notification regulations (NSNR) under the Canadian environmental protection Act, 1999.

Academia and R&D

  • For your R&D activities, Nathalie Ross, Ph.D., can assist you with the writing/reviewing of grant proposals, including performing literature searches.
  • Research scientists, engineers, and professors are often pressed for time to publish results. For a fast-track, high-quality publication, consider hiring a science writer to help prepare your research paper or book chapter.
  • We provide a full range of writing services for your conference presentations: from abstracts to conference proceedings, including slide presentations and posters.
  • Are you in charge of organizing a conference? Contact us to find out how we can help with the editorial content.

Trade magazines, consumer magazines, and technical writing

  • We propose customized technical and journalistic articles to reach your members, clients, or users.
  • For efficient and successful communications, we also offer writing services for booklets or annual reports.

Please contact us to find out how we can assist with your projects.
See Portfolio for examples of publications available in the public domain.

Pharmaceutical, environmental and food industries

Medical and Regulatory Writing*

  • Protocols
  • Clinical study reports
  • Patient narratives
  • Investigator’s brochures
  • Product monographs
  • Clinical trial applications
  • New drug submissions

Conference Coverage

  • Abstracts
  • Slide presentations
  • Posters
  • Proceedings

Scientific Writing

  • Grant proposals
  • Literature search
  • Research papers
  • Course notes
  • Book chapters

Journalistic Writing

  • Articles for trade and consumer magazines
  • Slideshows
  • Booklets, annual reports, press releases
*cardiovascular, dentistry, dermatology, gastrointestinal, hematology, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal, neurology, nutrition, oncology, orthopedic, pediatrics, plastic surgery, psychiatry, and rheumatology

Successful client projects


Accurate and reliable

I have worked with Nathalie for five years and have found her work to be focused, accurate and reliable.  I am pleased to continue to use Nathalie's services and would recommend her to other clients.

President, CanReg Inc., now OptumInsight

Multidisciplinary scientific background

Nathalie’s multidisciplinary scientific background and established writing skills are pivotal to the success of her clients’ projects. I have worked with Nathalie for the development of a clinical program where she handled key regulatory strategies for pre- and post-commercialization of an oncology drug. Nathalie has very strong communications and people skills that enable her to effectively engage with a variety of cross-functional team members.  In addition, she is a focused and flexible individual, a proficient project manager and very pleasant to work with!  I highly recommend her and would use her again for future engagements.

Director - Business Development

Her communication skills are exceptional

I was fortunate enough to have the pleasure of working with Nathalie for several years. Nathalie is a scientist and an extremely skilled writer. She is also a dedicated team player, productive, and focused. Her communication skills are exceptional, her presentations and reports are always clear, concise and informative. Nathalie always approaches her work in a methodical, thorough and efficient manner with an in-depth understanding of every issue. It’s always been a pleasure to work with Nathalie, and I strongly recommend her talents and endorse her.

CEO, Fallene, Ltd.

Nathalie is always in pursuing of excellence

I have the pleasure of knowing Dr. Nathalie Ross as a colleague and friend for the past 15 years. I have always been very impressed with her ability to process lots of information effectively, see through the problem, and get to the solution very fast. Nathalie is always in pursuing of excellence in every aspect of work and life. Working with Nathalie is very rewarding and I look forward to working with her in the future.

Research Scientist, Environment Canada

Ability to write clearly

Nathalie has that rare talent of being a scientist, with a scientist's rigorous approach to her subjects, combined with an ability to write clearly and for a broader audience.  She has tackled several different topics for our magazine and has produced excellent articles in every case.

Editor, Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine

It is wonderful to work with Nathalie

We have worked with Nathalie for several years after having such an excellent first experience in 2012. She is detailed and accurate, poised and great with our clients and doctors. She has helped us in providing executive summaries for Advisory Board meetings in the area of Rheumatoid Arthritis and now also Ankylosing Spondylitis and Psoriatic Arthritis. It is wonderful to work with Nathalie – we consider her a very professional and talented extension of our team.

Senior Project Manager, Six Degrees Medical Consulting

Nathalie is a pleasure to work with

I worked with Nathalie in two oncology projects in the last two years. Nathalie is very organized, extremely professional and produces excellent work. She goes the extra mile to meet timelines and is able to focus on client’s requests. Nathalie is a pleasure to work with. I’m looking forward to working with Nathalie again in the future.

Associate Director of Clinical Operations, Cmed Clinical Services

Nathalie is our first choice

McDougall Scientific hires independent medical writers to augment services to our clients. Nathalie is our first choice for protocol, CSRs, and manuscripts; really, for all medical writing needs. Our clients ask for her by name because, with Nathalie, you get not only professional medical writing, you get project management, subject matter expertise, and that extra added effort when it is most needed. Our staff and clients love working with Nathalie.

Vice President, McDougall Scientific