Roberto Giugliani

Founder and Director Casa dos Raros

Roberto Giugliani, MD, PhD, is Full Professor at the Department of Genetics of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), leader of the Clinical Research Group in Medical Genetics at Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA), Head of Rare Diseases at DASA, and Founder of Casa dos Raros, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is member of 13 scientific societies including the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Giugliani’s research interest is the field of rare diseases, particularly the inborn errors of metabolism, including gene therapy.