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Role Clinical Geneticist
Group Clinical Services
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

  • Brazane, M, Dimitrova, DG, Pigeon, J, Paolantoni, C, Ye, T, Marchand, V, Da Silva, B, Schaefer, E, Angelova, MT, Stark, Z, et al. The ribose methylation enzyme FTSJ1 has a conserved role in neuron morphology and learning performance. Life Science Alliance 6(4) : e202201877 2023
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  • Bowman-Smart, H, Gyngell, C, Mand, C, Amor, DJ, Delatycki, MB, Savulescu, J. Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing for “Non-Medical” Traits: Ensuring Consistency in Ethical Decision-Making. The American Journal of Bioethics 23(3) : 3 -20 2023
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  • Tiller, JM, Cousens, NE, Kaur, R, Rowley, S, Ko, Y-A, Mahale, S, Bankier, A, Meiser, B, Barlow-Stewart, K, Burnett, L, et al. Population-based BRCA1/2 testing programmes are highly acceptable in the Jewish community: results of the JeneScreen Study. Journal of Medical Genetics 60(3) : 265 -273 2023
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  • Johnston, M, Warton, C, Pertile, MD, Taylor‐Sands, M, Delatycki, MB, Hui, L, Savulescu, J, Mills, C. Ethical issues associated with prenatal screening using non‐invasive prenatal testing for sex chromosome aneuploidy. Prenatal Diagnosis 43(2) : 226 -234 2023
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  • Lynch, DR, Chin, MP, Boesch, S, Delatycki, MB, Giunti, P, Goldsberry, A, Hoyle, JC, Mariotti, C, Mathews, KD, Nachbauer, W, et al. Efficacy of Omaveloxolone in Friedreich's Ataxia: Delayed‐Start Analysis of the MOXIe Extension. Movement Disorders 38(2) : 313 -320 2023
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