Rita Maria Martins de Sousa Maia Malpique
The scientific manager Rita Malpique obtained a degree in Biological Engineering in 2003 from the Universidade de Lisboa and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2010.
Between 2010 and 2014 she did a postdoctoral stay at the August Pi-Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS) and between 2014 and 2016 at Imperial College London where she has participated in various national and European projects.
Since January 2016, she has been a project manager in the Metabolic Endocrinology research group. She is responsible for the management of different clinical studies of the group, including a multicenter clinical trial within the scope of an H2020 project funded by the European Commission. Her main functions include monitoring the work plan and writing and/or reviewing study documents such as clinical protocols, informed consent forms, documents for ethics committees and regulatory bodies, and publications in collaboration with researchers.
- García-Beltran C, Cereijo R, Plou C, Gavalda A, Malpique R, Villarroya J, López-Bermejo A, de Zegher F, Ibañez-Toda L and Villarroya F Posterior Cervical Brown Fat and CXCL14 Levels in the First Year of Life: Sex Differences and Association With Adiposity. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM . 107(3): 1148-1158.
- Inarejos E, Navarro OM, Navallas Irujo M, Enrique Ladera Gonzalez, Colombo C, Suñol M, Malpique R and Ignacio Barber Martínez de la Torre Omphalomesenteric Duct Anomalies in Children: A Multimodality Overview. Radiographics . 41(7): 2090-2110.
- García-Beltran C, Malpique R, Carbonetto B, González-Torres P, Henares-Bonilla D, Brotons-de los Reyes P, Munoz-Almagro C, López-Bermejo A, de Zegher F and Ibañez-Toda L Gut microbiota in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: Effects of randomized treatments. PEDIATRIC OBESITY . 16(4): 12734-12734.