Virginie Bros-Facer

  • Scientific Director

Virginie Bros

Virginie joined EURORDIS in 2015 as Research Infrastructure Project Manager, later becoming Scientific Director. Her responsibilities include project development and patient engagement in rare disease research projects. She oversees EURORDIS operational activities related to infrastructures and technologies facilitating rare disease research such as bioinformatics, genetics and genomics to improve diagnosis and understanding of rare diseases.

Prior to joining EURORDIS, Virginie worked for several research funding organisations in the UK, including as Director of Medical Research for Sparks, a children's medical research charity based in London.

Virginie holds an MSc and a PhD in Neuroscience from King's College London and also worked at the UCL Institute of Neurology on several research projects aiming to develop new therapeutic strategies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neuromuscular disorders.

Virginie has a niece with a rare form of CDG syndrome, CDG-ALG11.

Virginie speaks French and English and is learning Spanish.

Telephone: +33 7 68 10 31 62

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