Professora Catedrática e Diretora da Unidade de Investigação Multidisciplinar em Biomedicina (UMIB) do Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS), da Universidade do Porto. Licenciada em Medicina pela Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto e especialista em Endocrinologia e Metabolismo. Foi Clinical Research Fellow e Honorary Clinical Lecturer no Imperial College of London de 2003 a 2011, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer da University College of London e Consultant in Endocrinology nos Hospitais da University College of London de 2016 a 2021. Enquanto investigadora principal do grupo de Endocrinologia Clínica e Experimental de UMIB, dedica-se particularmente ao estudo da Obesidade e Diabetes numa perspetiva translacional.
Full Professor and Director of the Multidisciplinary Research Unit in Biomedicine (UMIB) of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto. She graduated in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto and is a specialist in Endocrinology and Metabolism. She was Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College of London from 2003 to 2011, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at University College of London and Consultant in Endocrinology at University College of London Hospitals from 2016 to 2021. As the principal investigator of the Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology group of UMIB, she is particularly dedicated to the study of Obesity and Diabetes in a translational perspective.