Member since Jan '07

Working languages:
English (monolingual)
Spanish to English

Dr. Andrew Frankland
Your science in my language

Guadalajara, Spain
Local time: 00:25 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightPatents
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Medical: Health CareMedical (general)
Science (general)Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
Sports / Fitness / Recreation

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 617, Questions answered: 284, Questions asked: 139
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Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Nov 2005. Became a member: Jan 2007.
Credentials English (Wiley-VCH, Germany)
Spanish to English (Trágora Formación - Cursos online para traductores y estudiantes de traducción)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Dr. Andrew Frankland endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
General information:

I have a PhD in chemistry with four years' postdoctoral research and a further 15 years of editing/proofreading experience, first in-house (4 years) with Wiley-VCH in Germany and since then on a freelance basis. I have been translating (ES>EN) for 12 years, specialising in chemistry, pharmaceuticals and medical research.

Recent translation projects:

• User manual for a chip for serotyping the 23 most common serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
• Performance-testing report and user manual for a DNA device for genotyping the allelic variants of 10 blood groups.
• “The use of Bromhexine for treating respiratory pathologies in veterinary medicine”.
• Clinical trial protocol: “xxxxx and xxxxx combination therapy for patients with active relapsing multiple sclerosis: A risk-benefit study”.
• Clinical trial protocol: “An open and randomised study of the efficacy and safety of xxxxx with respect to xxxxx in the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis”.
• xxxxx in head and neck cancer: International scientific information

Translation volume:

2009 (to date): Approximate number of words translated: 400,000; manuscripts edited: 82.
2008: Approximate number of words translated: 420,000; manuscripts edited: 104; book chapters: 2; PhD theses: 1.
2007: Approximate number of words translated: 350,000; manuscripts edited: 165.

Translation resources:

Word and document processing: Microsoft Office 2003/2007, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, Chemdraw, ScanSoft OmniPage Pro.
CAT software: Trados Studio 2009, Wordfast Pro.
Other resources: Websters 11th Collegiate, Oxford English Dictionary, Diccionario de la Real Academia Española de la Lengua, Gran Diccionario Oxford (Spanish–English), Spanish–English Medical Dictionary (Onyria Herrera McElroy and Lola Grubb).
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 633
PRO-level pts: 617

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English562
English to Spanish8
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Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng111
Medical (general)110
Medical: Pharmaceuticals53
Sports / Fitness / Recreation20
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)16
Construction / Civil Engineering16
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Keywords: Chemistry, physics, biology, copyeditor, proofreader, translator, medical, pharmaceutical, PILs, SPCs, expert reports, patents, medicine, pharmacy, medical questionnaires, MSDS, patentes, investigación médica, investigación farmaceútica, medical research, pharmaceutical research, química, física, biología, traductor, farmaceútico, médico, research papers, football, soccer, fútbol

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Oct 12, 2018

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