my CGC

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.

  • Paula Rendeiro
    • Administrator of CGC Genetics
      Director of Cytogenetics and Prenatal screening laboratories of CGC Genetics
      Quality Director of CGC Genetics

      Chief Laboratory Officer, since 2008.

      Specialist in Human Genetics by the Portuguese Association of Biologists, with over 21 years of experience in human cytogenetics.

      Director of Cytogenetic Laboratory, managing the different methodologies developed in this lab: array CGH, FISH and classical cytogenetic.

      Directing the Prenatal Screening Laboratory of CGC Genetics, the leader lab in the implementation of Prenatal Screening in Portugal and in the innovation in this field (dry blood spot and early screening).

      Since 2004, she is also the Quality and Innovation Manager of CGC Genetics.

  • Jorge Pinto Basto
    • Administrator of CGC Genetics

      Clinical Director of CGC Genetics

      Molecular Genetics and Clinical Genomics Laboratories Director of CGC Genetics

      Specialist in Clinical Genetics.

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

      Molecular Genetics and Clinical Genomics Laboratories Director of CGC Genetics.

      Clinics: Medical Genetics, Dysmorphology, Neurogenetics and Genetic Counselling.

      He has experience in the management of clinical molecular genetics laboratories and specializes in the clinical integration of genomic data (NGS). 

      Main fields of interest: NGS, genetics of rare diseases, dysmorphology, neurogenetics and variants evaluation.