Maria Alicia Carrillo Sepulveda
B.Sc. degree in Nursing by the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Specialization in cardiology and PhD in vascular cell physiology by Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Dr Sepulveda is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, New York Institute of Technology. Her current research is focused on the role of Toll-like receptor in vascular pathologies, such as placental inflammation in diet-induced maternal obesity.