News and research

On this page, you will find current research and news relating to genomics and genomic testing: explore here if you are interested in new research or advances in the area of genomics.

GeneEQUAL resources

A suite of best-practice tools developed by GeneEQUAL will support health professionals to provide inclusive, person-centred and respectful genetic health care for people with intellectual disability.

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A Question of Ethics

The ethical issues surrounding genomic testing are often complex and varied. A Question of Ethics is a four-part blog series by Australian Genomics, in collaboration with the Biomedical Ethics Research Group at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

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Preventative DNA screening for young Australians

In a world-first, Monash University is leading a DNA screening program that will allow Australians aged 18-40 to assess their risk of cancer and heart disease. It is thought that early detection of these diseases will allow young Australians to make more informed health decisions.

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