A/Professor Sue White is a clinical geneticist with a clinical and research interest in syndromes of childhood. Sue works with families trying to reach answers for their child’s suspected genetic problems and with the VCGS laboratory team has led the implementation of genomic sequencing at the Victorian Clinical Genetics Service and the Royal Children’s Hospital.
In 2017, Sue was the co-recipient of the Victorian Public Healthcare Award for 'Improving Children's Health for the project 'Pioneering clinical genomics in undiagnosed children', reflecting her leadership in implementing clinical genomic testing.
Sue's research focuses on maximising answers for families from genomic tests. Sue is part of the leadership team for the Rare Disease Flagship at MCRI and leads RDNow, and RCH Foundation-funded initiative designed to improve the care of individuals with rare disease.
Sue has co-led UDP-VIC, Victoria's Undiagnosed Diseases Program which has successfully achieved answers in 40% of undiagnosed families in the study.