Inês Martins, PhD, managing science editor —

Inês holds a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied cell and molecular biology and worked as a research fellow at multiple institutes. In addition to several college awards, Inês won the Pfizer Basic Research Award in 2012 for a research paper. She also has a graduate degree in data science.

Articles by Inês Martins

International Myeloma Foundation Funds First Broad Screening of Disease at Earliest Stage

The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) has announced new funding for the first comprehensive screening study that aims to prevent myeloma before it develops. The funded study, titled “iStopMM (Iceland Screens Treats or Prevents Multiple Myeloma),” will examine blood samples from 140,000 people in Iceland over the age of 40, seeking the earliest signs of the…

First Large-Scale Screening Aims to Prevent Myeloma Before Onset

A screening study — the largest of its kind for myeloma — hopes to find a way to prevent myeloma before it develops. The study, called iStopMM (Iceland Screens Treats or Prevents Multiple Myeloma), was announced by the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), which is funding the research. The organization is the largest…