Thiago is also the founder of Cell Protect Biotechnology. In addition to his role at Bionovis, Thiago is an invited professor on the Faculty of Medicine of Santa Casa de São Paulo, CEPIC and Instituto Butantan. Thiago received his PhD in Biochemistry and Immunology at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, and was a postdoc in Biotechnology and Cell therapy at the University of São Paulo. He received his MD from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and was a Research Fellow at the Diabetes Research Institute, USA.