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William Ross Perlman, PhD, CMPP

  • PhD in Neuroscience
  • Over 20 years of experience
  • Expertise in neurology, infectious disease, and endocrinology

Reviewer Experience

William Ross Perlman has a PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical brain disorders at NIH. Perlman was previously the team lead in the development of scientifically rigorous medical content. Currently, he writes manuscripts, medical education, needs assessments, web content, case studies, and white papers. He has accumulated more than 20 years of experience in medical and scientific writing. Perlman’s specific areas of interest include:

  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology/Metabolism
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genitourinary
  • Hepatology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology


  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Johns Hopkins University

Credentials and Certifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology



Perlman has years of experience in research and scientific writing. Some of his published works include:

Robert J. Agate, William R. Perlman, Arthur P. Arnold, Cloning and Expression of Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata) Steroidogenic Factor 1: Overlap with Hypothalamic but Not with Telencephalic Aromatase, Biology of Reproduction, Volume 66, Issue 4, 1 April 2002, Pages 1127–1133, https://doi.org/10.1095/biolreprod66.4.1127

Perlman WR, Arnold AP. Expression of estrogen receptor and aromatase mRNAs in embryonic and posthatch zebra finch brain. J Neurobiol. 2003;55(2):204-219. doi:10.1002/neu.10190 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/neu.10190

Perlman WR, Ramachandran B, Arnold AP. Expression of androgen receptor mRNA in the late embryonic and early posthatch zebra finch brain. J Comp Neurol. 2003;455(4):513-530. doi:10.1002/cne.10510 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cne.10510

Snyder, Heather & Perlman, William & Egge, Robert & Carrillo, Maria. (2018). Alzheimer's disease public-private partnerships: Update 2017. Alzheimer's & Dementia. 14. 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.12.009. https://alz-journals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/15525279

Shannon Weickert C, Miranda-Angulo AL, Wong J, et al. Variants in the estrogen receptor alpha gene and its mRNA contribute to risk for schizophrenia. Hum Mol Genet. 2012;21(23):5238. doi:10.1093/hmg/dds366 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3490522/

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