Chrissie Giles specialises in writing, commissioning and editing long-form features. She works mainly on biology and medical topics, and has a particular interest in palliative and end-of-life care.
After studying biochemistry at the University of Leeds, she completed a master’s degree in science communication in 2003. She has been working as a writer and editor ever since.
She has worked in medical communications and scientific publishing, and even enjoyed a brief detour into the heady world of motor caravan journalism. She is currently commissioning editor at the Wellcome Trust’s open-access publication Mosaic, which publishes long-form pieces and is dedicated to exploring the science of life.
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