Maria Sara de Lima Coutinho Mattera graduated in Pharmacy from Paulista University (UNIP). She received her masters degree and PhD in Physiology from Multicenter Graduate Program in Physiological Sciences, Sao Paulo State University (Unesp), School of Dentistry, Araçatuba, Brazil. The principal investigator was Dr Doris Hissako Matsushita. She did sandwich PhD at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Utah in the United States (2018), the principals investigators were Dr. John David Symmons and Dr. Sihem Boudina. Currently a postdoctoral fellow in endocrinology laboratory at the Dental School of Araçatuba, Unesp.