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Genzyme’s Head of Rare Diseases Honored by the Genetic Disease Foundation

Published: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
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Rogerio Vivaldi MD receives Industry Person of the Year.

Genzyme’s Head of Rare Diseases, Rogerio Vivaldi, MD, has been honored as the Genetic Disease Foundation’s Industry Person of the Year. The award is given to an individual in the life sciences industry who has made outstanding contributions to advancing medical research and bringing new therapies to people living with rare genetic diseases.

“For more than 20 years, Dr. Vivaldi has worked to identify the unmet needs of those living with rare genetic diseases, such as Gaucher disease,” said Elisa Ross, President of the Genetic Disease Foundation (GDF). “We are pleased to recognize Dr. Vivaldi for his dedication and commitment to improving patients’ lives.”

The award will be presented tonight at the GDF Gala at New York’s Gotham Hall. The event will raise funds for the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

“I am truly honored by this award. As a physician in Brazil, I saw firsthand the importance of diagnosis and treatment for rare genetic diseases,” said Dr. Vivaldi. “At Genzyme we continue the mission to develop and deliver transformative therapies to all patients affected by rare genetic diseases.”

The Genetic Disease Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1997 by patients and families affected by genetic disorders. The Foundation’s mission is to help prevent and treat genetic diseases by supporting research and counseling and conducting educational initiatives.


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