Dr. Roberto Giugliani, MD, PhD, is a medical geneticist with specialization in inherited metabolic diseases. He is Full Professor at the Department of Genetics of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, being the founder and active member of the Medical Genetics Service of the University Hospital, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Screening, Chairman of the Latin American School of Human and Medical Genetics (ELAG), and Member of Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He is past President of the Latin American Society of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Newborn Screening (SLEIMPN), the Latin American Network of Human Genetics (RELAGH), and the Brazilian Society of Medical Genetics and Genomics (SBGM). Prof. Giugliani’s main interests are concentrated in screening, diagnosis, and treatment of inborn errors of metabolism, particularly of lysosomal storage diseases, having supervised the training of over 100 MSc and PhDs, and being author of more than 500 scientific papers.