Marta Silva is a Molecular and Cellular Biologist, with research experience in the field of organic chemistry. After completing her bachelors degree, Marta earned a Masters in Biotechnology and she was a member of the Portuguese research institute of nano and microtechnology, INESC-MN.
Marta is also a Type 1 Diabetic.
According to a recent study in the journal Cell Metabolism, a man’s weight may influence the genetic information that is codified and transmitted to offspring through his sperm. The study, entitled “Obesity and ... Read more
According to a study published this month by Cornell University in Science Translational Medicine, obese women have a higher risk of developing breast cancer due to changes that obesity causes in obese ... Read more
On the 18th of August, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) approved an investment of $9 million dollars into novel obesity research. PCORI is an independent nonprofit organization that strives to improve ... Read more