Now a science reporter, Maryanne Demasi began her career after earning a doctorate in medical research from the University of Adelaide in Adelaide, SA, Australia. She then worked for a decade as a research scientist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where she specialized in rheumatoid arthritis research. She also worked as an adviser to the Government of South Australia’s Minister for Science and Information Economy. Her seminal work is related to investigative medical journalism. For years, Maryanne has evaluated the role of statins in treatment of coronary artery disease. Demasi's peer-reviewed article, “Statin Wars,” has been published in the British Journal of Sport Medicine.