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Rick Brucato | Elance
 
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Rick Brucato

scientist/psychologist/ writer & editor
   United States
  |   Ridgefield Park, NJ
  |  11:19 am Local Time

Overview

"Sharp, involved, professional, responsive, precise, well documented, such a good luck to have him! He was excellent in everything he did."

I have more than twenty years experience as a behavioral neuroscientist. Much of that time was devoted to helping develop drugs for neurological disorders and diseases. At Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp., I was a research team member for a phase IIA positive Alzheimer's drug. In addition to Alzheimer's and aging, I have done research on other disorders that impact memory, including schizophrenia,...

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Academic Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English
Editing
English Grammar
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling
French

Service Description

General scientific and medical research, writing & editing
Neuroscience/Psychology research writing & editing:
Including specialty areas, Alzheimer's disease, aging & memory loss,
schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, depression, anxiety disorders, fear (PTSD) disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, learning impairments & other neurological & psychological disorders.
Additional expertise includes pharmacological therapies and animal models of disease.


Additional expertise includes:

Sailing, boating, fishing writing & editing
Skiing, ski racing, coaching, sports writing & editing
Photography writing, editing, stock photographer


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Employment

Freelance
Freelance Writer and Photographer
2001 - Present
I have created slide decks and fact checked for pain management and care of the elderly , among other projects, intended for PRC review. I have written feature and short articles for: Sport...
Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Research Scientist
2011 - 2012
Conduct basis research experiments on avoidance anxiety Assist with build-out of new lab space Data analysis and report writing Present research at lab meetings
PsychoGenics Incorporated
Associate Scientist
2008 - 2009
At PsychoGenics Inc., my primary responsibilities included helping establish a brand new research facility and animal vivarium. I was responsible for developing and implementing a battery of...
Memory Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Research Scientist
1998 - 2008
I am a behavioral pharmacologist specializing in testing and developing new clinical compounds for age-related memory impairment, Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive impairment associated with...
Duke University Medical Center
Research Analyst
1985 - 1995
Research publications at Duke, abstracts & posters Publications: Levin, E.D., Brucato, F.H., and Crapo J.D., Molecular Overexpression of Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase Increases the...

Education

Dartmouth College
Master's degree in behavioral neuroscience
1996 - 1998
University of Colorado-Boulder
Bachelor of Arts Biology-Psychology Interdisc.
1979 - 1985

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Science
Neuroscience
Learning
Memory
Attention
Anxiety
Pharmacology Psychology
Skiing
Coaching
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