Técnicos do Laboratório BebéVida

Our Medical Team

BebéVida currently has 50 employees, of which 40% are dedicated exclusively to the Laboratory, Quality and Research Area.

This team has extensive professional experience ensuring the quality and excellence of our service and monitoring each client, 7 days a week.

Scientific Advisor
Prof. Luís Madero

Head of the Pediatric Onco-Hematology Service at the Niño Jesus Children’s University Hospital – Madrid and Full Professor of Pediatrics at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Dr. Luís Madero has extensive experience in hematopoietic transplantation, namely using umbilical cord blood, having carried out 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.

Processing Facility and R&D Director, Andreia Gomes (PhD)

Research & Development Head at BebeVida since 2020.

Professional with PhD in Biomedicine by Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.  Biology degree and a master degree in Biochemistry by Faculty of Science of the University of Porto.

Proficient specialist in cell culture, molecular biology techniques and in scientific writing in health sciences

Quality Director
Dr. 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