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Diana Lucifero

Diana is an Associate Editor for The BMJ working on Collection articles. She received her BSc in Biochemistry and PhD in Pharmacology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She pursued her postdoctoral studies as an EMBO fellow in the Laboratory of Developmental Genetics at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, investigating the role of epigenetic reprogramming during embryogenesis. Following her postdoctoral research, Diana was a journal editor in the Healthcare and Science division of Thomson Reuters working on iDrugs (the Investigational Drugs Journal), Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs, Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics, and Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development. She works for The BMJ as a freelance editor.

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As a freelance editor, Diana also does paid editorial work for other websites and publishing companies, as well as BMJ Open.

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