Genzyme’s Head of Rare Diseases Honored by the GDF

Genzyme’s Head of Rare Diseases, Rogerio Vivaldi, MD, was honored as the Genetic Disease Foundation’s Industry Person of the Year this Monday at the foundation’s gala event. 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.

“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.”

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