_Francisca Peixoto

Francisca has more than 8 years of research experience in R&D in top institutions like Oxford University (UK), Utrecht Medical Centre (The Netherlands) and IRB Barcelona (Spain). She is a Fulbright fellow and holds a Masters from Utrecht University in The Netherlands and a PhD from the University of Barcelona in Spain, both in the fields of Biomedicine.

Her work has yielded her several publications, including 2 first-author publications in the renowned scientific journal CELL. Francisca has also completed an Executive MBA at ESADE Business School.

Prior to founding LifeLink, she worked as Chief Science Officer at WEcubed Partners where she led scientific due diligence of biotech investment opportunities.

“The best part of our job is the opportunity to learn from so many inspiring minds and back their world-changing ideas.”