Gabrielle Rushing, PhD

Director, Research

Gabrielle joined the TSC Alliance staff in December 2019 and works remotely from Nashville, TN. Her efforts focus on stimulating innovative research and growing the Natural History Database and Biosample Repository projects. She completed her PhD at Vanderbilt University, studying TSC SEGA tumor development and neural stem cells under the guidance of Dr. Rebecca Ihrie. Prior to joining the TSC Alliance, Gabrielle served as Project Manager for the PREDICT (Pharmacogenomic Resource for Enhanced Decisions in Care and Treatment) program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Gabrielle has previous experience working with nonprofits including an internship at the TSC Alliance in 2017, where she participated in the March on Capitol Hill, contributed to the Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting, and wrote the research presentation summaries at the International TSC Research Conference. Additionally, Gabrielle served as the Research Director for the Thisbe and Noah Scott Foundation from 2016-2019. In her free time, Gabrielle enjoys listening to live music, spending time with her dog Willow, and working out.

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