João Dias, PhD

Medical Science Manager



Dr. João Dias is an honors graduate of the University of Helsinki. He received his Licentiate/MSc in biochemistry from the Universities of Porto, Portugal and Wageningen, the Netherlands; and his PhD studies in Immuno-Oncology and Gene Therapy at Helsinki University Central Hospital and Helsinki University, faculty of Medicine.


He is currently responsible for international medical affairs and clinical development for the medical devices and diagnostics portfolio at Haemonetics which includes Hemostasis Management, Cell Salvage and Transfusion Management products. Prior to this role, João had a variety of roles of increasing responsibility in the areas of both market access and medical marketing.

He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and white papers in the fields of Hemostasis, Patient Blood Management, Immuno-Oncology, Gene Therapy, Hematology, and Molecular Biology.


Prior to his tenure at Haemonetics, João worked as a scientist in the development of new products in Cancer Gene Therapy and served as a Life Sciences Consultant working together with multiple global life-science companies.”

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