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Ana Teresa Freitas




Ana Teresa Freitas
CEO, HeartGenetics


Ana Teresa Freitas (PhD) is CEO and co-founder/shareholder of HeartGenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology SA, since 2013. She is also Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior T├ęcnico (IST), University of Lisbon. Her main scientific expertise is on the areas of Bioinformatics, Human genetics, Health Informatics, Algorithms and Data Mining.



"Taking individual engagement in healthcare programs to the next level"

HeartGenetics ( is dedicated to keeping people healthy by providing actionable knowledge based on genetic data and increasing engagement with therapeutics, nutritional plans and workout plans. Genetics have long been inaccessible to people and institutions that would greatly benefit from it. We have developed and commercialized certified, scalable products that allow others – labs, wellness clinics, hospitals - to have a truly actionable and accessible offer of relevant genetic tests in-house.


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