Neste episódio do Podcast CRUZAMENTO, André Correia e Daniel Guedelha conversam com Pedro Simas, sobre como conjugar ciência e dados numa grande cidade como Lisboa, e ainda, sobre alguns dos projetos que estão a ser desenvolvidos na capital e a sustentabilidade da cidade.
J. Pedro Simas graduated at University of Lisbon as a Veterinary Surgeon in 1991 the same year he obtained a MSc in Biotechnology from the University of Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK. He was awarded in 1994 a PhD in Viral Pathogenesis by University of Cambridge, UK. His post-doc work was as a Wellcome Trust Fellow from 1994-97 and Post-doctoral Fellow from 1997-1998 at University of Cambridge. He was Assistant Prof. at Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto from 1996-2001; Assistant Prof. at Faculty of Medicine University of Lisbon from 2001-2006; Associate Prof. Faculty of Medicine University of Lisbon from 2006-2021. In 2021 he joined the new Católica Medical School at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisboa and was appointed Director of the Católica Biomedical Research Centre. He was a Principal Investigator at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência from 1999-2004 and Principal Investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular from 2004-2021. Since October 2021 he is a replacement City Councillor and Health Advisor to the Mayor of Lisboa.