Medical doctor, clinical pathologist, microbiologist. He is assistant professor of Microbiology at NMS. He is currently the coordinator of the mobility programs and of the task force for COVID-19 at NMS. Director of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory of the Hospital da Luz. President of the Portuguese Society for Clinical Virology (2009-2022). Vice-president of the European Society for Clinical Virology (2010-2016), currently member of the council.