Our Medical Team

Scientific Advisor
Prof. Luís Madero

Head of Pediatric Onco-Hematology Service at Hospital Infantil Universitário Niño Jesus – Madrid and Full Professor of Pediatrics at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Dr. Luís Madero has extensive experience in hematopoietic transplantation, namely using umbilical cord blood, having performed between 1995 and 2017, 104 transplants using this source of stem cells.

Clinical Director
Dr. Luís Marinho

Physician with a specialty in Clinical Pathology.
Director of Clinical Pathology and Immunohemotherapy Service from 2001 to 2009 at Hospital S. Sebastião in Santa Maria da Feira.
He is currently an Assistant Physician at the Clinical Pathology Service of Centro Hospitalar de S. João – Porto.
Coordinating Auditor at APCER with more than 300 audits performed.

Technical Director
Dra. Patrícia Benevides

Technical Director of the Bebé Vida Laboratory since 2006.
Degree in Biology at the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto and a master’s degree in Oncology at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS).

Quality Director
João Couto Sousa

Degree in Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, MBA from the Faculty of Economics of Porto, Auditor coordinated by ANSI- RAB National Accreditation Program for The Training of IATC QMS, Quality Director of the European Institute of Biomedicine Bebé Vida, Quality Director President of APEC – Portuguese Association of Cryopreservation Companies