UPMC Children’s Hospital Center for Rare Disease Therapy Interview with Dr. Jerry Vockley

Recently, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh shared a video featuring some of the important work on rare diseases taking place today. The video featured Jerry Vockley, M.D., Ph.D., scientific director of INFORM and professor of human genetics and the Cleveland Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Vockley is also chief of medical genetics and director of the Center for Rare Disease Therapy at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Treating children with rare diseases “is more than a job,” Dr. Vockley said in the video. “You do it because you can’t imagine doing anything else.” Listen to Dr. Vockley talk about his approach to treating children with rare diseases as we celebrate Rare Disease Day 2019. #ShowYourRare #RareDiseaseDay

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