The French Foundation for Rare Diseases (Fondation maladies rares), one of IRDiRC’s members, has named Professor Marc Tardieu as its new director. Professor Tardieu is a specialist in neuropaediatrics, researcher with a high publication track record and has been involved in the setting up of several clinical trials for rare diseases. Professor Tardieu will follow in the footsteps of Professor Nicolas Lévy who resigned to focus on new projects in the field of rare diseases in his home town, Marseilles. Professor Marc Tardieu will start his position on 2 November 2015.
For more information, read the announcement of the French Foundation for Rare Diseases (Fondation maladies rares) (in both French and English).