Board of Directors


  • Purificação Tavares
    • Administrator of CGC Genetics

      Chief Executive Officer of CGC Genetics

      MD, PhD, Founder and CEO of CGC Genetics since 1992

      Specialist in Clinical Genetics of the Portuguese Medical Association and Professor of Medical Genetics.

      Member of the Board of the College of Medical Genetics of the Portuguese Medical Association.

      Experience in the application of Medical Genetics to improve accurate diagnostics, early detection and prevention in Prenatal Diagnosis, Cancer, Rare Diseases and Chronic Diseases in Adults.

      Has been proactive in turning Medical Genetics into a fundamental tool to all medical specialties.

      Awarded in the field of Quality, Innovation and Enterprise, including the Merit Gold Medal of the City of Porto (2009), Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur (2010), City of Newark New Jersey Entrepreneurship (2011), the Best Leader Award (2013), and honored in 2012 with the Degree of Grand Officer of the Industrial Merit Order, by the President of the Portuguese Republic.