Toronto Freelance Science Writer

Tennant Writing

About Me

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Hi! I’m Laura.

I’m a Toronto freelance writer specializing in accurate, engaging medical writing that drives traffic to your site, and helps generate interest in your brand.

I am one of those unusual people who has always enjoyed reading scientific papers and writing essays.

I’ve turned that passion 🙂 into a career, creating compelling science-driven content for health charities, businesses, and media outlets.

I offer a strong educational background in health sciences, practical skills in search engine optimization (SEO), and an excellent track record as a successful science writer.

Quality Writing

I want the writing you purchase to be an investment — not an expense.

Good quality writing gives clients important signals about your brand’s calibre, authority & professionalism.

When you hire me, I’ll work hard to create high-value web resources that cover your topic in a simple and easy-to-understand yet scientifically accurate way.


Science, health & medical copywriting
Website content, blogs, news articles, columns, whitepapers, grants, and research projects.

Conducting research
Reading scientific literature, sourcing and interviewing experts, and performing competitor research.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Keyword research, headings and titles, and high-quality source links.

Editorial consulting
Developing content series and schedules.

Why hire me?

I have the right combination of education, aptitude, and experience to successfully tackle any science writing project.

Science Education

H.B. Sc. in Neuroscience
with high distinction
from the University of Toronto


SEO Knowledge

Certificate in SEO, SEM,
and Analytics
from Brainstation


Published Writing

I have written & edited hundreds of health and science projects, including articles (web & print),
website content, and fact sheets.

since 2016

For information on how I work, and what you can expect when working with me, follow the link below.

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Selected Published Works

Norwich City FC Mental Health Video Reminds Us To Check In On Our Loved Ones


Publishing date: October 2023

Easier, Safer and More Efficient Disinfection

Publisher: Food Service & Nutrition Magazine: Canadian Society of Nutrition Management

Publishing date: August 2023

Injectable Non-Invasive Treatment “a Great Option” For People With Knee Pain, Surgeon Says

Publisher: National Post

Publishing date: October 2022

How a Pickering Teen With a Rare Eye Disease is Using TikTok to Flip The Script on Visual Impairment


Publishing date: October 2021

How COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Were Created in Under a Year and What it Means For The Future of Disease

Publisher: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Publishing date: October 2021

How One Family’s Lives Were Forever Changed by Meningococcal Disease

Publisher: National Post

Publishing date: April 2021

How One Pharmacist’s Experience With Iron Supplements Informs the Way She Helps Patients


Publishing date: April 2021

Why it’s Always Important To Seek Help For Cardiac Symptoms

Publisher: National Post

Publishing date: February 2021

ALS Society of Canada Fact Sheets

Publisher: ALS Society of Canada

Publishing date: December 2020

In consultation with internal stakeholders and medical professionals, I developed 20 fact sheets for people with ALS and their caregivers.

Does Your Child Need a Vitamin D Supplement?

Publisher: Today’s Parent

Publishing date: January 2020

Know Your Rights: Diabetes and Driving

Publisher: Diabetes Canada

Publishing date: January 2020

Health Canada Speaks on the Vaping-Related Illness Crisis

Publisher: Leafly

Publishing date: October 2019


While I have a general love of medical writing and am able to make a wide array of medical topics accessible to a broad audience, here are some areas in which I have experience, knowledge, and interest:


Cognitive, behavioral, developmental, and affective neuroscience, neurobiology and neurophysiology, and the gut–brain axis.


Social, personality, and relationships psychology, psychometrics, and research methods.


Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, access to medication, devices, and supplies.


Lung cancer, oncology genomics.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Current research, symptoms, and treatments.

Medical cannabis

THC, CBD, effects of cannabis, terpenes, and medical cannabis.

Geriatric medicine

Caring for aging and elderly patients.

Reproductive health

Fertility, assisted reproductive technology, and pregnancy.

Coronavirus & COVID-19

Virology, epidemiology, pathology, and treatments.


Heart disease, implantable cardiac devices, and electrophysiology.


Are you interested in working together, or do you have any questions?
Don’t hesitate to email me at

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