Melbourne Genomics in the media
December 3, 2019
Melbourne Genomics featured recently in four media stories, in the lead-up to and during our symposium and free public forum events during November
Patient Michael Wright spoke to Channel 7 News about his cancer and how genomics impacted on his diagnosis and treatment. Patient Bree Faulkner, who has genetic kidney disease, was interviewed by the Herald Sun about having a baby after genomic sequencing gave her more information about her condition, while Executive Director Professor Clara Gaff provided a summary of our current program.
View the Channel 7 story via Twitter here
View the Herald Sun story here
Meanwhile, Triple R’s Einstein A Go Go program with Dr Shane Huntington featured Melbourne Genomics’ Data and Tech Manager, Kate Lucas, along with 100,000 Genomes Project (UK) participant, Jillian Hastings Ward.
ABC Radio National Drive with Patricia Karvelas spoke to (pictured, left to right) Jillian Hastings Ward and Melbourne Genomics’ Executive Director, Professor Clara Gaff, on 14 November about the current state of genomics in healthcare and how testing could be made more widely available.
The public forum, ‘How DNA testing is transforming your healthcare’, held on 14 November, will be broadcast on ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas program with Paul Barclay early in the new year.