Genetics

Dr Elizabeth Palmer
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Dr Elizabeth Palmer discusses rare disease and managing common and individual issues that make them difficult to identify. GP resources included for your clinical practice...

Lynnette Hoffman
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Collectively, rare diseases are more common than diabetes. The first-ever national recommendations launched last week, outlining how GPs can help patients get timely diagnosis and effective support....

Dr Samantha Sundercombe
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Dr Samantha Sundercombe answers your most pressing questions regarding reproductive screening. These were compiled by GPs and health professionals around Australia.

Julian Koplin
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It may soon be possible to coax human skin cells into becoming functional eggs and sperm using a technique known as “in vitro gametogenesis”.

Prof Jenny Graves
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The Y chromosome is a never-ending source of fascination (particularly to men) because it bears genes that determine maleness and make sperm. It’s also small and seriously weird; it carries few genes and is full of junk DNA that makes it horrendous to sequence.

Andelka M. Phillips
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The field of genomic science is rapidly advancing, with commercial genetic tests becoming affordable and popular

Healthed
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Remnants of ancient viral pandemics in the form of viral DNA sequences embedded in our genomes are still active in healthy people, according to new research my colleagues and I recently published.

Expert/s: Healthed
Dr Janan Karatas
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The range of services provided in a clinical genetics centre, the patients who might benefit most from clinical genetic screening, the limitations of genetic screening

Dr Linda Calabresi
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The first 1000 days are the most important for brain development in the fetus and newborn. And adequate iodine intake and thyroid function are vital to this process.

Dr Clara Chung
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The clinical manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

Expert/s: Dr Clara Chung
Dr Elizabeth Palmer
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Rare diseases together are not rare! Collectively they affect 1:12 Australians

Prof Jeffrey Craig
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The reality of epigenetic tests in general practice may not be that far away