Carlota Saldanha has completed her Ph.D. at the age of 39 years from Universidade Nova de Lisboa; postdoctoral studies from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa (FMUL). She has a Master in Medical Education. She is Associate Professor with Habilitation in FMUL and Head of Unit of Microvascular Biology and Infl ammation in Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM) of FMUL. She has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals and serving as an Editorial Board Member of reputed journals