Grant Writing & Editing

Methodist Research Institute (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:

Guide to Grammer and Writing
Owl Purdue Online Writing Lab
Online Grammer Guide

Grants and funding
National Institute of Health (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

Free Medical Journals
National Library of Health (NIH) online databases
Merck Manuals
Medical Abbreviations Dictionary
Free Online Medical Books

Bartleby Online books
Genamics JournalSeek