Gemma is a PhD student in the Department of Surgery and Cancer within the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. Gemma’s research focuses on investigating the role of inflammation in colorectal cancer, to gain a better understanding of the burden of disease.
Prior to starting her PhD, Gemma joined the CSPRG in 2021 working as Junior Epidemiologist. Here she gained experience working across multiple studies, including work on the FIT for follow-up study. Before joining the group, she completed an MSc. in Global Health and Development from University College London (UCL), and graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a B.A. in Immunology, where she focused on cancer immunology in her final year.