London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Nuno was a Research fellow in Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from 2011 to 2012. His expertise ranges across different areas of Biostatistics with papers published in Statistical Genetics, Immunology, Medicine, Virology, and Veterinary Medicine. His current research interest comprised the study of human genetics of Malaria and the detection of genomic variation in general.
In the past he undertook studies (MSc and PhD) at the Gulbenkian Institute for Science in Portugal, where he developed new statistical methods to detect genetic interaction using experimental cerebral malaria as a case study. He also worked on comprehensive mathematical models of immunophysiology aiming to understand the genesis of autoimmune diseases.