João is a Biomedical Engineering master’s student at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto. He will develop his master’s thesis at the Laboratory for Computational Physiology, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Entitled “Towards a unified Data Ecosystem in Global Healthcare”, João’s project will contribute towards the development, modularity, and automation of the publicly available Medical Information Mart in Intensive Care databases, which is of utmost relevance in the context of reproducible research, lowering barriers to global health data access. Driven by the will to have an impact on people’s health and quality of life, João wants to bring AI and clinical data together, fueling a universal medical decision support revolution.

Universidade do Porto – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Grant duration: 4 months