Dennis Jeanes

Toronto, Ontario

With more than 25 years’ experience as a writer and editor, Dennis Jeanes excels at communicating the intricacies of basic and clinical science to professionals and patients. He has written drug monographs, consumer guides, in-depth patient-education articles, website content, corporate annual reports, position papers and strategic plans.

Since 2000, Dennis has provided communications services to the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation. In 2001, he researched and wrote the first draft of “So You’re Having Prostate Surgery,” published in Canada by Script Medical Press Inc and John Wiley & Sons in the U.S.. Since its inception in 2001, Dennis has written feature articles for the “Spotlight on Research” web-site segment for the Institute of Muskuloskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA). Topics have ranged from the biometrics of pain to the molecular biology of bone mass to therapeutic gene-transfer for Duchene’s muscular dystrophy.

In 2004, Dennis was involved in the launch of Humira®, a new biologic agent for rheumatoid arthritis, acting as a consultant and providing science-writing services. Recently, he has written position papers on cross-border internet pharmacies, wait times in orthopaedic surgery and the federal/provincial National Pharmaceutical Strategy.