David Rimoin, director of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Genetics Institute, has passed away at age 75 from pancreatic cancer.

For 18 years prior to founding the Medical Genetics Institute in 2004, Rimoin served as chair of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Pediatrics. He also previously served as chief of the Division of Medical Genetics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and was director of the Genetics Clinic at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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