Dr. Rob Hooft van Huijsduijnen

Hooft Pharma Services Sàrl

For all your 

Scientific / Biomedical writing


  • Scientific publications (writing, submission, reviewer follow-up)
  • Reports
  • Posters
  • Abstracts
  • Analyses
  • Reviews
  • Proofreading, referencing
  • Facts/consistency checks
  • Grants
  • Investigator's Brochures
  • Literature/patent searches
  • Data analysis, statistics
  • Editorial work, copyediting
  • ICH/GCP/GLP compliance
  • Clinical/Case Reports
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Clinical Study Reports
  • Slide presentations


  • Doctorate in molecular biology from Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • Years of hands-on and managerial experience in preclinical and clinical pharma/biotech R&D at

o   Universities

o   GlaxoSmithKline

o   Serono SA

o   Merck KGaA

  •  Over 100 scientific publications in peer-reviewed Journals, including Science, Nature and PNAS (see Publications Tab)
  • Executive Editor with Elsevier's Gene (an International Journal of Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, est. 1976)
  • Freelance Scientific Writer with multiple clients incl. three NGOs in Geneva, Switzerland, the NIH, WHO and Elsevier (Publisher).
  •  Top-Cited Paper Award FEBS (Federation of the Societies of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) 2008 (PMID: 18298792)
  • Also check out my book, available from Amazon as e-book or paperback: "Thoughtfuls: juicy bits of easily digestible knowledge"
PLUS: Flexible work arrangements with fast turnaround of documents. Concise, scientifically accurate, guidelines-compliant output, tailored for different target audiences with a keen eye for detail. Supported by a deep understanding of the entire biomedical R&D pipeline, and of academic research topics of current interest. Strong client-focus and absolute confidentiality.

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