Kathlyn Stone

Health, Science, Public policy, Pharma
University of Minnesota, Duluth


  • Medical and business writer covering clinical trials, regulatory policies, and business trends for medical journals, trade magazines and websites.
  • Led media relations strategy for American Academy of Neurology, focusing on clinical research, medical education and public outreach
  • Wrote reports for Neurology, a prestigious twice-monthly scientific journal


Kathlyn Stone is a former writer for The Balance SMB and The Balance Careers, drawing on her work reporting on how the pharmaceutical industry shapes—and is shaped by—federal policies and global trends. Her work has appeared in the Annals of Neurology, Lancet Neurology, and Oncology News International, among other publications. She was director of communications for the Minnesota Trade Office, and senior media relations manager at the American Academy of Neurology.


Stone earned a bachelor's degree in communications at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.