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AMDA nominates Drs. Reuser and van der Ploeg to Rare Disease Day Hall of Fame

By: Tiffany House--AMDA President posted on: March 01, 2010

The AMDA has nominated Dr. Arnold Reuser and Dr. Ans van der Ploeg to the Rare Disease Day Research Hall of Fame. Drs. Reuser and van der Ploeg have spent decades researching Pompe disease, and from their research the first successful trials of enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe were started in January 1999 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Please visit the Rare Disease Day Research Hall of Fame website to learn more about Drs. Reuser and van der Ploeg.

Additional information can also be found on Dr. Kevin O’Donnell’s blog: Pompe Disease—The Real Story

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