Head of Hospital da Luz Management Center receives PhD from Faculty of Medicine

Pedro Geraldes, responsible for one of the Hospital da Luz Management Centers sat his PhD viva in Biomedical Sciences on 13th July at the University of Lisbon Faculty of Medicine and passed with distinction.

The aim of his thesis, entitled 'Immunoglobulin, somatic hypermutation and the survival of B cells' was to identify the survival mechanisms of B cells during the process of responding to antigens. 

The results presented by Pedro Geraldes in his doctoral dissertation also gave rise to two publications.