Dr. Karen Vieira has a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She previously led the Kraft Foods cell-based research team for discovering novel health and wellness ingredients, and has led a team of scientific and medical writers for over ten years to create technical content and research for a variety of industries, including healthcare and addiction treatment.
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