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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

  • Richards, A, van den Maagdenberg, AMJM, Jen, JC, Kavanagh, D, Bertram, P, Spitzer, D, Liszewski, MK, Barilla-Labarca, M-L, Terwindt, GM, Kasai, Y, et al. C-terminal truncations in human 3'-5' DNA exonuclease TREX1 cause autosomal dominant retinal vasculopathy with cerebral leukodystrophy.. Nat Genet 39(9) : 1068 -1070 2007
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  • Duncan, RE, Gillam, L, Savulescu, J, Williamson, R, Rogers, JG, Delatycki, MB. "Holding your breath": interviews with young people who have undergone predictive genetic testing for Huntington disease.. Am J Med Genet A 143A(17) : 1984 -1989 2007
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  • Wilson, CL, Fahey, MC, Corben, LA, Collins, VR, Churchyard, AJ, Lamont, PJ, Delatycki, MB. Quality of life in Friedreich ataxia: what clinical, social and demographic factors are important?. Eur J Neurol 14(9) : 1040 -1047 2007
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  • Taylor, JM, Song, YJC, Huang, Y, Farrer, MJ, Delatycki, MB, Halliday, GM, Lockhart, PJ. Parkin Co-Regulated Gene (PACRG) is regulated by the ubiquitin-proteasomal system and is present in the pathological features of Parkinsonian diseases.. Neurobiol Dis 27(2) : 238 -247 2007
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  • Forrest, LE, Delatycki, MB, Skene, L, Aitken, M. Communicating genetic information in families--a review of guidelines and position papers.. Eur J Hum Genet 15(6) : 612 -618 2007
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