Prof. Dr. Eng. Ana Teresa Freitas

HeartGenetics

Ana Teresa Freitas is CEO and co-founder of HeartGenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology SA, since 2013. She is also Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon.
She holds a PhD in Computer Engineering and a Master degree in Electronics Engineering. She participated at the Advanced Management Program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Católica Lisbon – BES, School of Business and Economics.
As a Full Professor at IST, she developed the Computational Biology field and she was the coordinator of the disciplinary field of Programming Methodology and Technology at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of IST. Her main scientific expertise is on the areas of Bioinformatics, Human genetics, Health Informatics, Algorithms and Data Mining.