Science and research have been an essential part of Marianne's life for a very long time. She is a Senior Research Scientist specialized in kidney biology with over 20 years of laboratory experience in academia. She also gained experience in other fields such as ophthalmology, forensic science and muscle disease. She is currently working for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Over the years, she has acquired an extensive experience in strategic planning managing high-level medical research projects with highly ordered vision. She has an in-depth knowledge of scientific and technical writing. She produced peer-reviewed journal manuscripts, book chapters, abstracts for journals and conferences, poster presentations for medical meetings, grant proposals, IRB, validation reports, Standard Operating Procedures, protocols and Power Point presentations. She has the ability to successfully complete projects under aggressive timelines.