27 May 2021In 2020, Queensland Genomics joined BDHP’s collaborative network, ensuring the program had strategic support during its final year. As the $25-million five-year program wraps up, Queensland continues to build on its investment and achievements in genomics with an executive working group planning its next evolution. Queensland Genomics has worked to bring genomics into everyday healthcare in Queensland, transforming the delivery of health services. To continue this work, Queensland Health’s System Planning Branch has established the Genomics Executive Working Group (see below) to create Queensland’s genomics policy position and explore options for ongoing activity and investment in genomics. This will help continue the acceleration of genomics research into healthcare and maximise the investment Queensland has already made and will make in this field. Members of the Genomics Executive Working Group lead policy development through a series of Expert Advisory Groups in priority areas for genomics in Queensland. The priority areas and leaders are:
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