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Medical specialists - Medical genetics

Medical genetics, also referred to as genetic medicine, involves the diagnosis and management of hereditary disorders - birth defects and inherited susceptibility to health problems.

Medical geneticists' services include newborn screening for genetic disorders, risk assessment for developing a disease in adulthood, genetic counseling, gene therapy and personalized medicine.

The Human genome project and advanced technology have accelerated the evolution of medical genetics to dizzying pace. The rapid development is mirorred by geneticists specialising in areas such as clinical genetics, cytogenetics, genetic counselling, metabolic or biochemical genetics, molecular genetics and mitochondrial genetics. They are often involved in research with a university or larger public hospital and work within those settings.

The Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) is a forum for professionals working in the broader, more research-oriented area. The Society promotes the interest of the science of genetics in Australia and Asia. According to the Society, there are over 900 specialists/researchers working in this field.

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Genetics Services, Sydney Children's Hospital

Genetics Services, Sydney Children's Hospital

Randwick, NSW 2031

Diagnostic services and counselling for children and families with genetic diseases and birth defects.


Cutting edge stem cell therapy

Liverpool, NSW 2100


Dr. Manju Salaria

Clinical Geneticist

St Kilda, VIC 3004



Stem cell therapy in India

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, 201301

Advancells provides leading Stem cell treatment Solutions for vast arena of diseases. Being pioneers in Autologous stem cells treatments, we have treated successfully many patients who were suffering from various diseases like eye disorders , COPD, Macular Degeneration, CLI, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Parkinson, Multiple Sclerosis, Autism, Cerebral Palsy etc.
Unique Physio

Unique Physio

Bankstown, NSW 2200

Physiotherapy, Remedial Massage, Clinical Pilates, Massage therapy.

Dr Michael Gabbett

Clinical Geneticist
Newstead, Queensland

Newstead, QLD 4006

Associate Professor Michael Gabbett is one of Australia’s leading clinical geneticists. He welcomes referrals to see patients for all medical genetic reasons, including:
• Paediatric developmental delay and dysmorphology assessment
• Prenatal genetics and reproductive genetic counselling
• Known or suspected genetic diagnosis
• Personal or family history of cancer

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