Degree in Applied Biology by University of Minho, Portugal (2006). Ph.D in Health Sciences by University of Minho, Portugal (2011). Developed her Ph.D thesis at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) in the oncobiology field. She did a year (2012) of postdoctoral research in the Molecular Oncology Research Center, Barretos, Brazil where is currently a collaborating investigator. She was Professor of the Faculty of Health Sciences Dr. Paulo Prata Barretos, Brazil in 2012 and is currently professor of the post-graduation program in oncology of the PIOXII Foundation - Barretos Cancer Hospital, Brazil.
Currently, Olga Martinho is an Advanced Researcher at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) of the Medicine School of University of Minho, Portugal, and works mainly in the areas of molecular and cellular biology of tumors; tumor signaling pathways and molecular targeted therapy in oncology.