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I write and edit scientific and medical manuscripts, and I look forward to serving you. Whatever type of manuscript you are writing, my goal is to help you tell your best research story. 

My service is dependable, timely, meticulous, responsive, cost effective, and easy to use. 

Doing research and then analyzing and summarizing your findings in a scientific journal article, a grant application, a PhD dissertation, or an academic monograph can be a complex, daunting task. Add to this the pressure of meeting an urgent publication deadline, following an elaborate set of guidelines for authors, or writing in English if it is not your first language, and it becomes easier to overlook language issues that may confuse your readers and detract from the quality of your research. Problems with the language of your manuscript can delay or even prevent you from publishing. Yet, a professional editor can help with this by pointing out issues you may not have noticed and by suggesting changes that clarify your message. 

Types of Manuscripts I Edit

Scientific Journal Articles

I have copyedited over 1,900 scientific journal articles published in various peer-reviewed journals. 

PhD Dissertations

I can align your manuscript with a style guideline prescribed by your school.

Grant Applications

I copyedit NIH and FDA grant applications, as well as other grant proposals.

Academic Monographs

I can copyedit your academic monograph (book) and align it with the style manual preferred by your publisher.

​Clinical Study Reports

I copyedit clinical study reports (CSRs) on the efficacy and safety of pharmaceuticals from clinical trials.

CME Materials

I am available to copyedit continuing medical education (CME) material and familiar with ACCME accreditation criteria.

Style Manuals

I can align your manuscripts with these gold-standard style guides.

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Science and medical publishers typically adopt a style guide to create consistency across textual and formatting elements.

My Credentials


"Jim is a standout professional in his field. What really impressed me most was just how fast and thorough the copyediting services was. Above all, he worked hard over the weekend to meet the close deadline and kept me updated throughout with email. It’s without hesitation that I recommend his services."

Javad Jabbari, PhD candidate at Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

"I was very satisfied with Jim's editing service. He delivers on time. His comments and feedback are relevant. He pays close attention to various details of English, as well as conventions and standards of research papers, which made my paper presentable for publication.”

Dmitri Simberg, expertise in iron oxide nanoparticles, bio-nano interactions, Associate Professor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado

"I highly recommend Jim for editing papers, grants and resumes. I have known him for 3 years and during his time I had many opportunities to witness his professionalism."

About Me

My name is Jim Hesson. I am passionate about science and the art of writing. 

Whatever type of manuscript you are writing, my goal is to help you tell your best research story. 


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