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Marta Paterlini

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Full name Marta Paterlini
Country Sweden
Primary language English
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Biology, neuroscience, history of science, genetics, Italian and Swedish science policy, technology and innovation

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 02-10-2014 12:59

Biography

Marta Paterlini is a freelance science writer and a neurobiologist.
Marta’s credits include international magazines such as Science, Nature, The Scientist, The Lancet Oncology, SciDev.com, Scandinavian Life Science, as well as popular Italian publications such as Le Scienze, La Stampa, Il Sole 24 Ore, Newton.
She has a PhD in neuroscience and has worked as a scientist at the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, U.K. and at Rockefeller University in New York, USA. She holds a master in science communication from the International School of Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy. In 2000 she has been an Armenise-Harvard science-writer fellow at the Harvard School of Medicine and in 2006 an Ocean Science Journalism Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Cape Code, USA.
In 2012, Marta was the Finalist for Sweden EU Health Prize for Journalists - European Commission with the article The mysterious link between a vaccine and narcolepsy published in Förskning och Framsteg.
She published “Piccole Visioni” by Codice Edizioni, Turin, 2006. The book, an history of structural biology through the life of Max Perutz, was also reviewd in Nature (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v449/n7159/full/449145a.html)
She is a member of the U.S. National Association of Science Writers (NASW), of the Unione Italiana Giornalisti Scientifici (UGIS), and of the European Union of Science Writer's Association (EUSJA).

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