Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D.

Alexandra Sanfins, MS, PhD has been a medical writer since 2018. Previously, she was a full-time Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology for approximately 15 years. She collaborates with medical doctors and patient organizations in supporting the preparation of journal manuscripts in several therapeutic areas. She has been a fact-checker for Medical News Today since 2020.


  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University MA, USA and University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Master in Science Communication, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Master in Development Biology, Massachusetts University, MA, USA and University Lusófona, Portugal