Marta Pulido-Salgado, PhD is a Postdoctoral researcher at Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) in Barcelona, where she works on the development of new biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease and other Neurodegenerative Parkinsonisms. In IDIBAPS, she actively participates in public seminars and workshops aimed to bring science closer to a non-expert audience.

In addition, Marta collaborates as Scientific Writer with the Spanish Edition of Scientific American on a weekly basis.

From March 2018, she has been involved in the design and launching of SciTech DiploHub, a civil initiative committed to making Barcelona the first world’s city to implement a Science and Technology Diplomacy Strategy. At the present, Marta leads SciTech DiploHub Communication Strategy.

Compromised to participate in actions outside the bench to increase science impact in society, she took part in the H2020 PERFORM PROJECT, that brings together performers, researchers and secondary school students to explore Responsible Research and Innovation values though performance-based activities.

Marta received her PhD in Biomedicine from the University of Barcelona. She holds a Bachelor’s in Chemistry, as well as a Masters’ in Biomedicine also from the University of Barcelona and a Masters’ in Science, Medical and Environmental Communication from the Barcelona School of Management – Pompeu Fabra University. Follow her on Twitter: @mpulidosalgado

She is a S4D4C Open Doors Programme participant.