We are thrilled to announce that Children’s Tumor Foundation President and Chief Scientific Officer Annette Bakker, PhD, has been announced as a recipient of a 2017 RARE Champion of Hope award. These awards are handed out in multiple categories, including rare disease advocacy, collaborative sciences, and medical care and treatment; she is being recognized for her notable efforts in science.
The RARE Champion of Hope awards are presented by Global Genes, one of the leading rare disease patient advocacy organizations in the world. Global Genes builds awareness, educates the global community, and provides critical connections and resources that equip advocates to become activists for their disease.
Global Genes will present the award to Annette at the 6th Annual RARE Patient Advocacy Summit, a gathering of rare advocates from across the globe who come together for three days in September in Irvine, California to share best practices, create important introductions, and help catalyze powerful collaboration.