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The Study team


Principle Investigator

  • Associate Professor Sylvia Metcalfe, Group Leader, Genetics Education and Heath Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute; Associate Professor in Medical Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne

Research team

  • Ms Alice Ames, Honours Student, Genetics Education and Heath Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Professor Vicki Anderson, Theme Director Critical Care & Neurosciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Dr Jonathan Cohen, Medical Director, Fragile X Alliance
  • Associate Professor Susan Donath, Senior Epidemiologist, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit (CEBU), Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Ms Renee Dow, Genetic Counsellor, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Professor Jon Emery, Professor of General Practice and Head of the School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia
  • Associate Professor Jane Halliday, Group Leader, Public Health Genetics, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Dr Melissa Martyn, Research Officer, Genetics Education and Heath Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Associate Professor Leslie Sheffield, Clinical Geneticist, Head of Genetic Health, The Royal Women’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor Howard Slater, Group Leader, Cyto-molecular Diagnostics Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Genetic Health Services Victoria
  • Dr Flora Tassone, Molecular Biologist, University of California, Davis School of Medicine and the MIND Institute, USA
  • Ms Alison Thornton, Genetic Counsellor, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute