Credentials

 

Medical, scientific & technical writing experience

Having been in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry for more than a decade as a Principal and Senior Medical, Scientific & Technical Writer, Subject Matter Expert (SME), team leader, manager, core team member representative of R&D and scientific researcher, Dr. Dennis Van Hoof, PhD, has a solid understanding of what it takes to bring medical drugs and diagnostic devices to the regulated market.

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After 12 years of PhD and postdoctoral academic research, during which he published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals (including Nature and Cell), and book chapters, he switched to the industry by joining a small startup company (ARMO Biosciences) that develops cancer drug treatments.

He continued his career as a manager at BD Biosciences, generating the documentation and supervising the R&D activities to commercialize platforms for the diagnosis of leukemia & lymphoma, and contributed to the market launch of 4 in vitro diagnostic (IVD) solutions.

For a limited time, he worked as a freelance Writer, during which he offered his black belt-level Microsoft Word user skills and writing expertise to medical & scientific consulting companies, such as Xelay Acumen.

He then worked for Thermo Fisher as a Medical, Scientific & Technical Writer for their COVID-19 test kits and IVD devices.

From there on, he continued his Medical Writing skills at several Contract Research Organizations (CROs), including Network Partners and ProPharma Group, to generate the documentation for bringing Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostic Devices as well as pharmaceutical drugs to both the USA and EU markets under FDA (510k) and Notified Body (MDR 2017-745 and IVDR 2017-746) regulations.

 

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