I'm a science writer who specializes in making movies and animations that illustrate medicine and biology for physicians and patients alike. Science literacy for everyone is critical for all of us. See samples of full animations and scripts below.
Autoimmune disorders are a complex array of diseases with one underlying cause - the immune system. Treating a disease which arises from one's own system without damaging that system is difficult. Research is beginning to yield more targeted options rather than just global suppression.
On the left are two mechanism of action videos I wrote for Gilenya - a recent entrée into the more targeted treatments for multiple sclerosis.
I have also written extensively on psoriatic arthritis and diabetes mellitus. Clinically, I have experience with Hashimoto's, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and alopecia areata
Sanofi engaged me to create "speaker bureaus" for their transplant anti-rejection drug Thymoglobulin. These power points are used by physicians to teach other physicians about disease states and what's new in research.