Dr. Denise studied Pharmacy and Biochemistry at Federal University of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and graduated as Master Science in 2007, at the same university. She received her PhD in 2011, at
Ribeirão Preto College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo, Brazil. After one year postdoctoral fellowship, she obtained the position of Titular Professor at University of Sorocaba, joining the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Graduate Program in Environmental and Technological Process. She has published more than 60 research articles. Her areas of expertise are oxidative stress, antioxidants, nutraceuticals, edible mushrooms, environmental toxicology.