The Future of Precision Medicine in Australia:

Input papers commissioned or specially undertaken

  • Input paper, chapter 1
  • Input papers, chapter 2
    • Epigenetics, Dr Tanya Medley and Professor Richard Saffery (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
    • Gene Editing, Dr Tanya Medley and Professor Melissa Little (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
    • Immunotherapy, Professor Rajiv Khanna (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute)
    • Infectious Disease, Professor Mark Walker, Professor David Patterson, Professor Paul Young, Professor Mark Schembri, Associate Professor Scott Beatson, Professor Alexander Khromykh (The University of Queensland)
    • Microbiome, Professor Mark Morrison and Professor Philip Hugenholtz (The University of Queensland)
    • Omics, Professor David James and A/Professor Samantha Hocking (The University of Sydney)
    • Pathology and Imaging, Professor Catriona McLean (Alfred Health), Professor Andrew Gill (The University of Sydney), A/Professor Sarah-Jane Dawson (Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre) and Dr Tom Barber (The University of Melbourne)
    • Point of Care Testing, Professor Catriona McLean (Alfred Health) and Professor Robyn Ward (The University of Queensland)
    • Point of Care Testing in Australia – Where are we up to and why do we need it? Rosy Tirimacco (iCCnet Country Health)
    • Precision medicine to become standard practice, not a specialty, Professor Ingrid Winship (Melbourne Health and The University of Melbourne)
    • Precision Wellness, Dr Carrie Hillyard (Fitgenes and FizzioFit)
    • Sequencing, Professor Dave Burt, Dr Yuanyuan Cheng and Dr Ken McGrath
  • Input papers, chapter 3
    • Consumer Engagement, Dr Avnesh (Avi) Ratnanesan (Energesse), with input from Daniel Damiano (Oracle Australia), Matthew Tice (Insurgence Group), Matt Riemann (ph360), Yang Jiao (Australian Patients Association), and Kiran Nair (Energesse)
    • Professional Development, Professor Sylvia Metcalfe, Dr Amy Nisselle, Dr Belinda McClaren, and Associate Professor Clara Gaff (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)
    • Public Engagement, A/Professor Matthew Kearnes (University of New South Wales), Dr Declan Kuch (University of New South Wales), Dr Nicola Marks (Faculty of Law Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong), Georgia Miller (University of New South Wales), Dr A. Wendy Russell (Principle Consultant at Double Arrow Consulting, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University), A/Professor Niamh Stephenson (University of New South Wales).
  • Input papers, chapter 4
    • Legal and Regulatory Issues of Precision Medicine, Professor Dianne Nicol and Professor Margaret Otlowski (Centre for Law and Genetics, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania)
    • Social and Ethical Implications of Precision Medicine, Dr Wendy Lipworth and Professor Ian Kerridge (Sydney Health Ethics University of Sydney), and includes material on regulation drawn from the input paper prepared by Professor Dianne Nicol and Professor Margaret Otlowski (Centre for Law and Genetics, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania)
  • Input paper, chapter 5
    • Indigenous Health, Professor Emma Kowal (Deakin University), Dr Elizabeth Watt (Deakin University), Dr Laura Weyrich (University of Adelaide), Professor Margaret Kelaher (The University of Melbourne) and Dr Ray Tobler (University of Adelaide)
  • Input paper, chapter 6
    • Data, Adrian Turner with contributions from Cheryl George, Bill Simpson-Young, Dr Stephen Hardy, Dr Chelle Nic Raghnaill and Jane Polak Scowcroft (Data61)
  • Input paper, chapter 7
    • Health Economics, Professor Rosalie Viney and Professor Jane Hall, Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), with input from Dr Stephen Duckett and Greg Moran
  • Input papers, chapter 8