Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.
Two variants of the FTO gene are strongly associated with the risk of developing extreme obesity, a recent study conducted among the Brazilian population reports. The study, “Genetic variants ... Read more
A specific variant in the MTNR1B gene influenced the response of obese patients to two low-calorie diets, a recent study found. People without this mutation, known as rs10830963 G ... Read more
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