Lindsay Borthwick has been journalist for more than 15 years, specializing in science, health and the environment. She has worked as an editor at award-winning national magazines in the United States and Canada, including Seed, Best Health and Green Living. She is also a freelance writer and editor, based in Toronto, with extensive experience covering brain research and working with science philanthropies.
She is particularly interested in the role of private funders in supporting basic science research and innovation, and in open science and its impact on science, technology and innovation. From 2007 to 2012, she was a staff member of Open Medicine, an independent, peer-reviewed, open-access Canadian medical journal.
Lindsay has been nominated for a Canadian National Magazine Award and is the recipient of a Canadian Institutes for Health Research Journalism Award. She holds graduate degrees in neuroscience from McGill University in Montreal and in journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto.