Genomic medicine enables us to predict disease risk, diagnose illness and develop new treatments. The use of genomic medicine is expected to grow exponentially in coming years due to further advances in science and technology.
Queensland Genomics was established in 2016 with the aim of transforming healthcare in Queensland using genomics. The program was completed in June 2021.
The $25 million five-year program was funded by the Queensland Government and administered by Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners (now Health Translation Queensland), with the aim of benefitting Queensland patients, clinicians, the health system and leading research groups.
Queensland Genomics invested in genomics health implementation projects, which brought together Queensland’s health and hospital services’ innovation, with advancing medical and social research, to accelerate the adoption of medical genomics into mainstream healthcare.
You can review the Queensland Genomics program highlights here, or the academic paper on the program here.
Or for an overview of the full Queensland Genomics program visit the program website.
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