Valerie Matarese

Contact details
Via Roma 10
Professional profile
Information analysis
Qualifications and experience
Valerie Matarese is an independent language professional who provides author editing in the biomolecular sciences, training in research writing, and writing services, particularly for Italian researchers, publishers and medical societies. Since 2007 she has served as editor, contributor and information researcher for, a website on computed tomography. She also works as an information professional, conducting online research in Italian, with analysis and reporting in English, for businesses interested in the Italian healthcare industry. Prior to launching her current business in 1997, she worked in basic research at the University of California at San Francisco, the Whitehead Institute at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and GlaxoWellcome Medicines Research Centre in Verona, Italy. She holds a BS from Cornell University (New York) and a PhD from the University of Minnesota, both in the biomolecular sciences.
Matarese V, editor (2013) Supporting Research Writing: Roles and challenges in multilingual settings. Oxford: Chandos
Burrough-Boenisch J, Matarese V (2013) "The authors' editor: working with authors to make drafts fit for purpose." In: Matarese V, editor. Supporting Research Writing: Roles and challenges in multilingual settings. Oxford: Chandos, pp 173–189
Matarese V (2013) "Reporting—the final phase of scientific research—can and should be supported. A case for integrating language professionals into the research setting." RT. A Journal on Research Policy & Evaluation
Matarese V (2013) "Good language is vital to research communication". Research Information
Matarese V (2013) "Aldo Manuzio and his legacy to the language profession." European Science Editing 39(2):34-36
Matarese V (2011) "Multiple rejections: role of the writing process." The Lancet
Continuing professional development