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Beatriz Fernández Dominguez

Beatriz Fernandez is an economist with a specialization in International Negotiation. She has developed her career in the private as well the public sector, working as a consultant for companies and for governments. Her main skills have been to develop export strategies and international negotiations in the commercial field. Beatriz’s life changed when her daughter Isabel…

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Professor Tim Cox

T M Cox FMedSci is Professor of Medicine at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Physician at Addenbrooke’s NHS Foundation Trust Hospitals.  A trained Internist, his particular interest is in the pathogenesis and development of molecular therapies for inborn errors of metabolism, especially lysosomal diseases.  He is an Editor of the Oxford Textbook of…

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Dr Mario Cordero

Mario D. Cordero, PhD, is a research associate in the University of Sevilla, Spain. He has a degree in Human Nutrition Sciences and a Master's degree in Molecular biology of Rare Diseases from the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Sevilla, Spain. In the last few years, his work has shown the implication of autophagy process…

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Patricia Durão

Patricia’s eldest daughter Amelie was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs in 2011 at 15 months of age and upon finding that there was no dedicated charity providing support for families affected by this disease she set set-up the Cure & Action for Tay-Sachs (CATS) Foundation with her husband Dan. Since the charity was launched, Patricia has been…

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Daniel Lewi

Dan’s eldest daughter Amelie was diagnosed with Tay-Sachs in 2011 at 15 months of age and upon finding that there was no dedicated charity providing support for families affected by this disease he set set-up the Cure & Action for Tay-Sachs (CATS) Foundation with his wife Patricia. Since the charity was launched, Dan has been…

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