Author: Callan Morse

Research project focusing on improving genetics services for Indigenous patients receives additional support

Central Queensland University will receive almost $2 million through the federal government’s Medical Research Future Fund to support research into genetic services for Indigenous patients. The grant will support the university’s Jawun Research Centre on their Integrated Genetic HealthCare: Improving Access to Quality Genetic Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Patients project.

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Personalised medicine for Indigenous Australians a step closer after “remarkable” DNA discovery

Personalised treatments to address health inequalities experiences by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are a step closer after the most comprehensive analysis of Indigenous Australians’ genomes collected to date revealed an “abundance” of DNA variations within four northern Australian Aboriginal communities.

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