He holds a Master’s and Doctorate degree in Human Pathology (Capes 6- UFBA / FIOCRUZ), Post-Doctorate (FIOCRUZ). She is currently Researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (LPBM / CPqGM / FIOCRUZ-BA) and Adjunct Professor of the Department of Propaedeutics and Integrated Clinic (Discipline: General Pathology) at UFBA. She is a permanent professor of the Post-Graduate Programs in Human Pathology (UFBA / FIOCRUZ) and Dentistry and Health (UFBA). It acts mainly in studies of pathways of embryonic signaling and cancer, with emphasis on Via Hedgehog and cancer of the mouth, prostate and hepatocellular carcinoma. In 2013 and 2015 she was contemplated in the Official order of Productivity in Research of UFBA. She is coordinator of the Institutional Program of Scientific Initiation of the CPqGM (FIOCRUZ-BA). Currently, it coordinates projects financed by PRODOC / UFBA, FAPESB and CNPq.