Marianella Grajales is currently in her 3rd year at the University of Miami where she is majoring in Microbiology and Immunology with a minor in chemistry. She has been conducting research within Dr. Vidot’s International Cannabis Research Laboratory for part of her junior year.
As a member of the University’s chapter of Minority Women in Medicine Marianella provides support and empowerment for club members and hopes to play a key role in the inclusion of women and other minority groups in the medical field. Marianella will now serve as a Research Assistant for the Herbal Heart Study. Marianella is delighted to continue to assist Dr. Vidot in this upcoming study and to further her knowledge surrounding the field of cannabis and cardiovascular disease.