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Bruce D. Gelb, M.D. is the Director and Gogel Family Professor of the Mindich Child Health and Development Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is Professor of Pediatrics and of Genetics and Genomic Sciences. Dr. Gelb completed a pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Babies Hospital of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and Texas Children’s Hospital at the Baylor College of Medicine, respectively. He joined the faculty at Mount Sinai in 1991 after fellowship and has remained there since. He developed and now oversees an extensive program in genomics/gene discovery for congenital heart disease as well as in pediatric precision medicine. Dr. Gelb is the Director of the Mindich Child Health and Development Institute, which he helped found in 2009. He is former President of the American Pediatric Society, immediate past President of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Inc., and immediate past Treasurer of the American Society of Human Genetics. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the National Academy of Medicine. At Mount Sinai, Dr. Gelb co-directs the Cardiovascular Genetics Program.

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