SugarApple Communications is dedicated to providing the highest level of expertise in scientific communications, writing, editing and statistical review. We are passionate about good writing and pedantic about accuracy and clarity.

Whether you need to get your manuscript published or create strategic communication programs that help you connect with your customers, our aim is to help you achieve your goals by ensuring your content is the best it can be.

We are native English speakers and provide ESL support. We work with academic researchers and clinicians as well as pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, universities and other scientific and healthcare organizations.

All too often great science and worthwhile ideas can be lost if poorly written. We can help.

Meet your key contact

Sharon Johnatty, PhD

Founder and Scientific Director

Sharon is a scientific writer, editor, lecturer and academic researcher with a PhD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Human Genetics. She brings over 30 years of experience at prestigious institutions such as Baylor College of Medicine (USA), University of Florida (USA), and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Australia).  

She has extensive experience in molecular genetics techniques, and developed and taught courses in genetic epidemiology and clinical trials in programs designed for post-graduates, medical students and physicians. Sharon continues to maintain a part-time research position at QIMR Berghofer, working collaboratively as part of several national and international oncology research consortia.

She has led the analysis and publication of research projects involving multiple collaborators, and authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications in specialty journals including Nature Genetics, JAMA and Lancet Oncology. Sharon has presented at national and international conferences, managed online submissions of high-profile manuscripts, and served as a peer-reviewer for academic journals such as The Lancet, PloS and AACR journals. She is an approved academic proof-reader and pre-submission grant reviewer for the University of Queensland and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

Unfog the science…ensure quality, clarity and accuracy.