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Role Clinical Geneticist
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Professor Martin Delatycki is a co-director of the Bruce Lefroy Centre at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) and a clinical geneticist at the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS). Martin studied medicine at the University of Melbourne and trained in paediatrics at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH).

Martin subsequently trained in Clinical Genetics at VCGS and then obtained his PhD for work on Friedreich ataxia through the MCRI. His research and clinical interests are neurogenetics and community genetics. Martin has over 250 publications and has obtained over $5 million in research funding.
Professor Martin Delatycki is a co-director of the Bruce Lefroy Centre at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) and a clinical geneticist at the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS). Martin studied medicine at the University of...
Professor Martin Delatycki is a co-director of the Bruce Lefroy Centre at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) and a clinical geneticist at the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS). Martin studied medicine at the University of Melbourne and trained in paediatrics at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH).

Martin subsequently trained in Clinical Genetics at VCGS and then obtained his PhD for work on Friedreich ataxia through the MCRI. His research and clinical interests are neurogenetics and community genetics. Martin has over 250 publications and has obtained over $5 million in research funding.

Top Publications

  • Cowley, MJ, Liu, Y, Oliver, KL, Carvill, G, Myers, CT, Gayevskiy, V, Delatycki, M, Vlaskamp, DRM, Zhu, Y, Mefford, H, et al. Reanalysis and optimisation of bioinformatic pipelines is critical for mutation detection. Human Mutation 40(4) : 374 -379 2019
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  • Bowman-Smart, H, Savulescu, J, Mand, C, Gyngell, C, Pertile, MD, Lewis, S, Delatycki, MB. ‘Is it better not to know certain things?’: views of women who have undergone non-invasive prenatal testing on its possible future applications. Journal of Medical Ethics 45(4) : medethics-2018-105167 2019
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  • Hayhurst, H, de Coo, IFM, Piekutowska‐Abramczuk, D, Alston, CL, Sharma, S, Thompson, K, Rius, R, He, L, Hopton, S, Ploski, R, et al. Leigh syndrome caused by mutations in MTFMT is associated with a better prognosis. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology 6(3) : 515 -524 2019
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  • Delatycki, MB, Laing, NG, Moore, SJ, Emery, J, Archibald, AD, Massie, J, Kirk, EP. Preconception and antenatal carrier screening for genetic conditions: The critical role of general practitioners.. AfP 48(3) : 106 -110 2019
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  • Ward, PGD, Harding, IH, Close, TG, Corben, LA, Delatycki, MB, Storey, E, Georgiou‐Karistianis, N, Egan, GF. Longitudinal evaluation of iron concentration and atrophy in the dentate nuclei in friedreich ataxia. Movement Disorders 34(3) : 335 -343 2019
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