Dr. dos Santos is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and a Scientist at the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St. Michael’s. She obtained her Medical Degree and Critical Care Medicine training from the University of Toronto where she completed graduate work in the Lab of Dr. Manuel Buchwald at the Hospital for Sick Children and Post-Doctoral work with Drs. Arthur Slutsky and Mingyao Liu at the Toronto General Research Institute. Her Clinical appointment is that of Staff Intensivist in the Medical Surgical ICU of St Michael’s Hospital. She is also a Scientist of the Institute of Medical Sciences, cross appointed to Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and a member of the Collaborative Program in Genome Biology and Bioinformatics. She is an active member of the Canadian Critical Care Translational Biology and Critical Care Trials Group. She is a proud recipient of the Parker B. Francis Fellowship for Respiratory Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fellow. She holds a New Investigator Award from the CIHR and her laboratory has received funding from the CIHR, the McLaughlin Foundation, the Physician Services Incorporate, The Ontario Thoracic Society, the Canadian Lung Association and the Ministry of Research and Innovation.