Grant Writing & Editing

MRI offers editing services to investigators to prepare research grants. Services are tailored to individual investigator needs and include the following:

  • Simple proofreading and basic editing for spelling, grammar, punctuation, verb tense agreement and consistency
  • Rewriting or reorganizing sentences or paragraphs to improve clarity and impact
  • Help with developing a cohesive story to outline the current scientific problem and how the proposed research addresses that need
  • Review of how the research project fits into the mission of the funding agency

Editing services are also available to ensure cleanly presented journal submissions. To discuss your writing or editing needs, please contact Elaine Bammerlin (317.962.6461).

Below are additional resources:

Writing
Guide to Grammer and Writing
Style guides
Writing lab
Online Grammer Guide

Grants and funding
NIH
Patient-centered outcomes research institute (PCORI)
Cancer Research Institute
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Prevent Cancer
Avon Foundation for Women
American Association for Cancer Research

Medical
Free medical journals
National Library of Health online databases
Pubmed
Merck Manuals
Medical Abbreviations Dictionary
Free online medical books
Government clinical trials site
Medline Plus

General
Online books
Journal database