Gertrud Schuster, Freelance Medical Writer. Gertrud holds a PhD equivalent (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biology, Neuropharmacology from the University Tübingen, Germany. Her experience spans over more than 20 years in clinical research in CROs (13 years) and industry (8 years) were she gained comprehensive understanding and insight into most departments involved in the clinical development process. During her about 18 years as a medical writer, she has authored a wide variety of document types needed during clinical development, as well as documents for post-marketing, and has prepared complex eCTD-compliant document packages for Marketing Authorisation Applications. Of all clinical document types, the preparation of the clinical study report is her favourite. She has written more than 50 reports in several indications, from Phase 1 to Phase 4 settings, including investigator-initiated trials. In her leizure time, she likes hiking and supporting nature and animal conservation projects.