Diagnosis Day evaluated

August 23, 2023

An evaluation of Diagnosis Day found that the storytelling project had high engagement, and that people who shared their stories felt respected and supported. Diagnosis Day was a collaboration between Melbourne Genomics and the…

Genivate 23 launches to help labs scale up genomic testing

July 24, 2023

Melbourne Genomics has launched a new project to support innovation in genomic data management. Genivate 23 is here to help clinicians, scientists and researchers to streamline and scale up genomic testing. Open to members of…

How to teach genomics to doctors

June 6, 2023

With genomics set to impact almost every medical specialty, it’s important to find effective ways to get doctors up to speed. A study in the Journal of Translational Genetics and Genomics outlines the basics of two successful…

One project, multiple impacts

June 1, 2023

A Melbourne Genomics Clinical Project not only enabled Dr Lilian Downie to find a specialty, but also gave her a grounding in health economics and helped her reach a global platform with her work. Diving into genomics and…

Melbourne Genomics unveils ‘Genomical’ platform: Your launchpad for genomic medicine

May 25, 2023

GenoVic – the main platform used for clinical genomic testing in Victoria – will now become Genomical and expand its user base across Australia. The platform was released in 2019 to enable multiple laboratories to conduct…

Resource hub makes genomic testing easier for paediatricians

May 15, 2023

Melbourne Genomics has launched an all-in-one resource hub to help paediatricians order and use Medicare-funded genomic tests. The site paediatricgenomics.org.au includes a step-by-step guide to genomic testing and an ‘ask an…

What are the benefits of a statewide approach to genomics?

April 19, 2023

Implementing change at a hospital level is hard. Implementing change at a state-wide system level is even harder. That's why last month we gathered 29 leaders in the hospital, healthcare and governance space to help develop…

Three tips for implementing a digital health system: a Personify case study

March 16, 2023

Onboarding digital health systems is hard. Everyone from administrators, to clinicians, to even patients need to change. It requires significant time and resource investment. Not only was South Australia’s Commission in…

How can a support group help you?

November 28, 2022

Author: Isaac Hockey, Genetic Support Network of Victoria The first steps from the clinical geneticist’s room can be daunting and lonely. You have received information that will have an indelible mark on the lives of you and…

What I wish I'd known as a new genetic counsellor

November 14, 2022

Author: Maira Kentwell, Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance I've been reflecting on Diagnosis Day, the new series from Melbourne Genomics and GSNV. It's reminded me that no matter how many patients I've seen over 20 years as a…


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