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Amelia Smit: How should genomics be incorporated into Australian healthcare to improve cancer prevention and screening in the population?

RESEARCH TYPE
T2,T3
PROGRAM
Flagship 3 Scholarships & Awards
TAGS
    Genetics/genomics
    Clinical Trials
    Skin cancer
    Prevention and Early Detection
STATUS
In Progress

The translation of genomics has great potential to benefit cancer prevention and screening strategies in the Australian population. There is a lack of research evidence on the behavioural, psycho-social and ethical implications of incorporating genomics into healthcare. Amelia's research will generate evidence on these implications to help develop recommendations for how genomics should be used in population healthcare.

Scholarship Awarded:

  • Name: Amelia Smit
  • Member Group: University of Sydney
  • Year and Duration: 2017 for two years
  • Amount: Top Up $40,000

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