Pedro Simas

Virologist and Virology Professor

Black and white photography of Pedro Simas

Pedro Simas is Head Researcher at the Portuguese Molecular Medicine Institute (Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes), a biomedical research institute. He is also Professor of Virology at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon School of Medicine). Holds a PhD on Virology from Cambridge University, where he initiated research in understanding basic molecular mechanisms involved in herpes virus infections associated with specific forms of cancer like lymphomas.