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Professor Dr. med. Dr. sci. nat. Christoph Klein is head of the Department of Pediatrics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University’s Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital. His team is researching the underlying principles behind rare diseases of the blood and the immune system as well the development of new possible treatments. In 2010 he was the first paediatrician to receive the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Prize, the most prestigious research prize in Germany.

Prof. Dr. jur. Andreas Staudacher is a lawyer specialising in administrative law as well as in construction and planning law. He is the proprietor of a law firm in Laupheim and teaches at Biberach University.

Dr. Albrecht Matthaei (foundation’s administrator) and Johannes Schwalke (project manager) work full-time for the Care-for-Rare Foundation. Anne-Marie Flad, Dr. Henrike Klinker, Karin Leitz, Angelika Machnik-Kiss, Lena-Maria Pfaff und Lydia Wiesböck are volunteers and are responsible for all areas of the foundation relating to networking and publicity.