World-leading chatbot to support genetic counselling receives good reviews from patients and counsellors
August 16, 2021
Patients often have questions and concerns about receiving a genomic or genetic test. A feasibility trial has found that an Australian-first chatbot can be a helpful way to support patients in making informed decisions about genomic testing for future health risks.
August 16, 2021
Paediatric oncologists got together in June to learn about the application of genomics in their clinical practice. Melbourne Genomics hosted a virtual education workshop prior to the Australian & New Zealand Children’s Haematology/Oncology Group virtual scientific meeting, kick-starting Melbourne Genomics’ workforce development activities for the new program.
July 7, 2021
In excellent news for the future of genomics in Victoria, Melbourne Genomics member organisations have attracted over $27 million in grants through the 2020 Genomics Health Futures Mission.
June 28, 2021
The Melbourne Genomics team recently welcomed Kitty O’Brien, a technical business analyst. She will be working with Alliance members and end-users of GenoVic – our shared clinical system for genomics – to better understand what they need to support their current and future work, and to ensure GenoVic delivers solutions that meets those needs.
June 23, 2021
The Victorian Government’s investment in a world-first genomic sequencing clinical project is stopping hospital superbugs in their tracks – preventing outbreaks and saving lives.