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…

Pathways to a genetic diagnosis

November 7, 2022

Author: Monica Ferrie, Genetic Support Network of Victoria In 2021, the United Nations recognised the rights of people living with a rare disease to have the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health and to have…

Applying the abstract to the real world: our variant interpretation course is highly rated

November 4, 2022

Melbourne Genomics’ brand-new extended course, Introduction to Clinical Variant Interpretation for Medical Scientists, successfully wrapped up in September. Variant interpretation is the process of finding and prioritising the…

The making of Diagnosis Day

October 31, 2022

Author: Clara Gaff, Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance A study provides the evidence for change. A model shows people how to make the change. But a story makes people WANT to change. Stories underpin our mission to bring…

New series shines a light on rare genetic conditions

October 24, 2022

A new LinkedIn video series will follow six Aussie families with rare genetic conditions, as they search for answers. Patrick’s body can’t absorb protein. Josh has breathing problems that doctors dismiss as behavioural. Selima…

Using these videos

October 24, 2022

We’re glad you found Diagnosis Day useful and are interested in sharing the families’ stories. Here’s a short guide on how you – or your organisation – can use these videos. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons…

Dr Natalie Thorne recognised in Brilliant Women in Digital Health award

October 17, 2022

Dr Natalie Thorne of Melbourne Genomics has been recognised as one of 25 Brilliant Women in Digital Health in 2022. Presented by Telstra Health, the awards highlight women who have made outstanding achievements in digital health…

Ground-breaking projects get funding through Genomics Health Futures Mission

September 23, 2022

These projects don’t just take genomics forward. They’ll ensure all Australians can benefit from the most exciting field in medicine. The Medical Research Future Fund is a $20 billion investment in research and innovation. It…

New GenoVic release includes key data access and reuse functionality

September 16, 2022

GenoVic is Melbourne Genomics’ clinical-grade system for laboratories that can facilitate each step of a genomic test, securely store the big data it generates, and enable that data to inform a patient’s care. The new GenoVic…

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