Gabrielle is a social scientist with interests in various aspects of health and lived experience, and the interactions between those affected by diseases and research. Her PhD at the University of Edinburgh explored how people affected by the progressive condition Motor Neurone Disease encounter and experience engaging with biomedical research.
As part of the Animal Research Nexus project, Gabrielle worked with Professor Gail Davies at the University of Exeter to develop and share outputs surrounding patient involvement in animal research.
Gabrielle worked at the University of Edinburgh developing initiatives around widening participation and inclusive cultures and in the civil service. She is currently involved in research and policy work within the third sector.