Welcome to Francisco Santos

Francisco is a PhD student in Health Economics at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Ilias Goranitis and Prof. John Christodoulou, Francisco’s PhD research project aims to develop a health economic evaluation framework for the widespread implementation of genomic testing to diagnose rare diseases. Francisco has over 3 years of international experience in research, commercialisation and post-marketing surveillance of therapeutics and medical devices. He holds a Master’s in Biotechnology Management, specialising in science commercialisation, and a Bsc. in Biotechnology Engineering with a research project in pharmacognosy. Francisco is strongly concerned with sharing ideas, forming relationships, and finding different ways of doing things.