Intellectual Property
Academic Invention Translator

Brief Bio:

Gabriella is a lawyer, scientist, and entrepreneur. She advises individuals, startup ventures, established companies, and stakeholders in the life sciences and health technology sectors. She works closely with world-renowned clinicians and researchers to commercialize academic inventions. Gabriella is an engaging educator. Her breadth of legal knowledge and real world start up experience offer invaluable perspectives on the ethically sound translation and commercialization of academic inventions. At the TRP, Gabriella is the Course Director for Modules in Translational Research, and she is the Instructor for the Intellectual Property module and the Procurement, Privacy, and Regulatory Affairs module.

Research Interests:

Intellectual property management, business and corporate law for life sciences and health technology companies. IP strategy, licensing, commercialization.


Labratory Medicine and Pathology


"I’ve done research a certain way for many years but this program has taught me how to efficiently and effectively move forward in an innovative way.”

 - Dr. Reza MD (Sick Kids Nuclear Medicine, Associate Professor UofT)