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Medical Scientist, except Epidemiologist

Medical scientists are basically professionals who study disease processes. They conduct research about human diseases, with an aim to improve human health. Apart from laboratory research, medical scientists can also be engaged in clinical investigations, technical writing, and drug application reviews.

Medical scientists study biological systems to understand the cause and mechanism of the action of diseases. They then try to develop treatment techniques that help in the eradication or containment of the disease. Most medical scientists are involved in clinical trials to verify the viability and effectiveness of certain treatment techniques. They may administer specific drugs to patients and see their responses in order to determine the drug’s effectiveness.

Medical scientists who are involved in the field of applied research make use of knowledge previously obtained from basic research, to develop new drugs and treatments. They have less autonomy in choosing their area of research and have to work according to business goals of their employers and the marketability of the product being tested.

Salary Range: 
$ 40,136 - $ 97,030

Typical Education Needed: 

Doctoral Degree

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