Julia A Gindele studied pharmaceutical biology and biological sciences in Germany and obtained a doctoral degree in human biology. In 2020, she decided to become a medical writer and joined the Medical Writing group at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma. She is currently completing a plain language writing degree. She supports the development of lay summaries across all therapeutic areas and regularly writes and reviews lay summaries. In addition, she develops scripts and storyboards for lay summary videos and videos to support trial recruitment.