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Foundation's first medical director honored with lifetime achievement award

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Laird G. Jackson, MD, FFACMG, was honored with the 2017 American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Foundation David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Jackson became involved with CdLS from 1962 to the present, and even mentored current CdLS Foundation Medical Director Tonie Kline, M.D. He currently teaches obstetrics, gynecology, and medical genetics at Drexel University College of Medicine.

The David L. Rimoin Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the personal characteristics of empathy, compassion, and mentorship, in addition to having made major scientific contributions to medical genetics, according to ACMG Foundation President Dr. Bruce R. Korf.

Our most heartfelt congratulations go to Dr. Jackson, who has made a difference in so many lives!

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1 Comment

Luis Miguel Arraiano | March 24, 2017 8:56 AM | Reply

Congratulations Dr Jackson it was a pleasure meeting you certainly helped us with the diagnose of my problem,CDLS,I am 23 already.
Thank you for everything.
Best regards.
Jose arraiano(the father)

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