Rui Martinho D.Phil.

Co-founder and scientific advisor

Rui is co-founder of Thelial and assistant professor at Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine of the University of Algarve (Faro, Portugal). Previously Rui was Principal Investigator at the Gulbenkian institute in Oeiras, Portugal. He completed his postdoctoral work at New York University and Ph.D. studies at Sussex University.

Rui has published more than 20 peer-reviewed papers, formulated the scientific hypothesis underlying Thelial´s drug discovery platform theLiTETM, and is a principal inventor in Thelial’s drug discovery IP.