Annelies Gillesen is the Clinical Research Nurse in ERGO.
Annelies qualified as RGN in 1990 in Netherlands and worked as a Nurse on a 36 bedded ward. She moved to U.K. in 1998 and worked as an Oncology Sister for a few years on a busy Oncology ward before taking a Research Sister role in UCLH from 2004 to 2017.
Annelies volunteered as a study coordinator in the Ebola Rapide TKM Trial in Sierra Leone in 2015.
She joined ERGO in July 2017 as a clinical research nurse UK PHRST team.
Her aim is to set up clinical trials as part of the UK PHRST Team for acute outbreaks in infectious diseases in ODA countries.
Since joining the group in July Annelies has been involved in the setup of two research projects, one in China and another in Madagascar.