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InGeNA puts genomics on the table in Canberra

InGeNA puts genomics on the table in Canberra

Genomics industry researchers, planners and policy makers, clinicians and consumer representatives met in Canberra this month for InGeNA’s roundtable planning session to advance #precisionhealth in Australia by 2030. InGeNA members and stakeholders joined in to share...

National Indigenous Genomics Network

National Indigenous Genomics Network

InGeNA lent its support to a successful MRFF Genomic Health Futures Mission grant application entitled “Pathways to benefit for Indigenous Australians in Genomics Medicine”. The project is by an ANU team headed by Professor Alex Brown to establish a national network...

Funding announced for research projects

Funding announced for research projects

Health Minister Mark Butler has announced $16.9m for 15 medical technology projects some of which involve gene sequencing or genetically engineered cells. The announcement highlighted $3 million in recently awarded funding under 2021 Genomics Health Futures Mission...

LINEAGE: Law, sociology and ethics in data governance for genomics

LINEAGE: Law, sociology and ethics in data governance for genomics

A University of Sydney bioethics project to investigate the ethical, legal and social implications of sharing genomics data has been funded by the MRFF Genomics Health Futures Mission. Earlier this year, InGeNA provided a letter of support for a grant application...

NAGIM implementation consultation

NAGIM implementation consultation

Australian Genomics recently released Preliminary Implementation Recommendations to the Australian Government (April 2022) to progress the development and establishment of a National Approach to Genomic Information Management (NAGIM) for Australia. Feedback is sought...

Webinar: Precision Medicine Workforce Competency Framework

Webinar: Precision Medicine Workforce Competency Framework

At this quick-fire webinar, hear from the creators of the Precision Medicine Workforce Competency Framework, and learn about how two InGeNA members have already utilised the framework for their own purposes. As our healthcare system transitions from a specialist and...

InGeNA Strategy Day 2022

InGeNA Strategy Day 2022

The recent InGeNA strategic planning day was a great success with a range of initiatives discussed and planned for 2022. Held in late February the key focus areas discussed for 2022/23 included:building a national network of members, partners, and...

InGeNA Quarterly Forum – March 2022

InGeNA Quarterly Forum – March 2022

The first InGeNA quarterly forum for the year will be held of 17 March 2022. The online event is open to employees of InGeNA member companies, as well as select groups and government agencies offered an invite to present and attend. The purpose of each quarterly forum...

Webinar: Genomics in the cloud

Webinar: Genomics in the cloud

The first InGeNA webinar for the year will be themed ‘Genomics in the cloud’. The webinar will cover how genomics is already being influenced by the cloud and will explore the importance and impact on genomics cloud computing and how organisations are leveraging cloud...

In support of Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2022

In support of Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2022

Evidenced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are more people in Australia living with a genetic, undiagnosed and rare disease than with diabetes or cancer. Each member of this community has a right to the highest attainable standard to physical and mental...

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

A new report from the Industry Genomics Network Alliance (InGeNA) features case studies showing just some of the many ways genomics will be useful in diagnosis and treatment across Australia’s future healthcare system.  “Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in...

Launched today: The big picture on genomic data in Australia

Launched today: The big picture on genomic data in Australia

InGeNA today launched the whitepaper “Genomic Data in Australia” providing a big picture view of the present use of genomic data across Australia. Industry, government, healthcare, research and health consumer groups were consulted about ways genomic data could be...

Katie Allen MP hosts InGeNA introductions

Katie Allen MP hosts InGeNA introductions

Dr Katie Allen, former professional medical researcher and paediatrician and the Federal Member for Higgins, Victoria, hosted a webinar this month to raise awareness of InGeNA among parliamentarians. Dr Allen said genomics advocacy was close to her heart both...

APEC Rare Disease Network on Health Financing

APEC Rare Disease Network on Health Financing

The next APEC webinar, Enhancing Innovative Healthcare Financing in Pursuit of Strong and Resilient Health Systems: Financing Solutions for Potentially Durable Cures, is on Thursday 28 October 2021.It is part of the health financing series and available on...

Global cooperation in genomics data sharing

Global cooperation in genomics data sharing

The Genomics in Health, Implementation Forum will be held on Tuesday November 16 and Wednesday November 17 2021. Attendees will hear updates from current GHIF efforts and discuss future opportunities to advance global data sharing and human health. The...

Message from the Chair: New members welcome in 2022

Message from the Chair: New members welcome in 2022

InGeNA has grown this year to 18 companies, united in a collaborative network as a single industry voice for genomics. As the network reflects on a busy year to establish groundwork in the genomics space and build our engagement and reach, we are also...

Genomics Health Futures Mission roadmap published

Genomics Health Futures Mission roadmap published

The MRFF Genomics Health Futures Mission Roadmap and Implementation Plan are now available. The 2021 Genomics Health Future Mission grant opportunity is also now open with $56 million offered for grant submissions over two years. Learn more about the six...

Reimagining Health Genomics: Technology Summit

Reimagining Health Genomics: Technology Summit

Australian Genomics is running a two-day virtual event on 16-17 September called 'Health Genomics and Technology Summit'. The event looks at advances in technology in the field of genomics research and clinical application. Learn about enabling...

Interview with the Chair David Bunker

Interview with the Chair David Bunker

InGeNA Chair David Bunker says in a few years genomics will be part of the normal healthcare system and a topic of broad social conversation. But he says while genomics has much to offer, it is advancing at such a pace, translation is struggling to keep...

FACE it campaign!

FACE it campaign!

The first Childhood Dementia Day will be held on 22 September, organised by the Childhood Dementia Initiative. The Initiative also recently announced a newly appointed Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee. “It comprises 8 of Australia’s best and...

MEMBER NEWS: Cell and Gene Therapies report launched

MEMBER NEWS: Cell and Gene Therapies report launched

A new report launched last week, long called for by experts in the sector, puts forward a seven-point plan for Government action to improve access to cell and gene therapies. The report called ‘Cell and Gene Therapies: Rising to the Challenge’ – calls for...

Message from the Chair: A workforce for the age of precision health

Message from the Chair: A workforce for the age of precision health

Australia’s health workforce is highly skilled but there are varying degrees of genomics literacy. One of the goals of InGeNA is the advancement of industry skills and development to build a workforce for the coming age of precision health. We are...

InGeNA stakeholders consulted

InGeNA stakeholders consulted

InGeNA’s appointed consultant Voronoi led by Gil Carter has completed stakeholder engagement workshops as part of the Data and Technology Innovation project Industry’s role in driving value from genomics information management in Australia. They invited...

Integrating genomics into care: Highlights from HealthData21

Integrating genomics into care: Highlights from HealthData21

Presentations from the InGeNA conference, HealthData21, are available to delegates on the virtual platform. AIDH Members will have access to it from September on Digital Health TV, the Institute’s own exclusive digital health channel for Fellows and Members. “In the...

Message from the Chair

Message from the Chair

A collaborative approach is critical to the work of InGeNA. We work on the principle that to make progress efficiently we need to reduce duplication of effort and make a meaningful contribution.  We want to be inclusive in everything we do.InGeNA has...

Industry role in driving value from genomics information management

Industry role in driving value from genomics information management

Data governance, particularly sovereignty and patient data ownership models will be examined in a new report commissioned by InGeNA.  The report will explore industry’s role in driving value from genomics information management in Australia.It will...

Webinar: Rethinking the ethical and effective use of genomic data

Webinar: Rethinking the ethical and effective use of genomic data

Join this webinar to hear from two non-industry perspectives - patient advocacy and research – on how data sharing can be best harnessed for clinical and research use. Jan Mumford joined the InGeNA working group to provide the patient perspective. She will...

InGeNA launches strategic plan

InGeNA launches strategic plan

Quantifying the benefits of genomics is a key focus of the InGeNA Strategic Plan launched today. InGeNA has commenced a major project with Deloitte Access Economics to develop an evidence base to demonstrate the value of genomics to the economy, society...

Pathology peak signs MOU

Pathology peak signs MOU

InGeNA has formed an alliance with Pathology Technology Australia to collaborate on advocacy and education around precision health. Pathology Technology Australia is the peak body representing Australian sponsors, manufacturers and distributors of in vitro...

InGeNA to be an industry voice for Australian Genomics

InGeNA to be an industry voice for Australian Genomics

InGeNA will provide a united industry voice when it acts as the Industry Advisory Group to the Australian Genomics Health Alliance (Australian Genomics). InGeNA and Australian Genomics have agreed to collaborate and work together on sharing information and...

Webinar introduces InGeNA alliance

Webinar introduces InGeNA alliance

This free public webinar will introduce InGeNA strategy, engagement and industry collaborations and offer a taste of what you’ll see at the HealthData21 conference. InGeNA will bring together industry experts from across Australia for the first time at...

First digital genomics blueprint

First digital genomics blueprint

The Queensland Government working collaboratively with other health jurisdictions and research groups, has delivered the first digital genomics blueprint, which will serve as a national framework to support the management of genomic information and the...

InGeNA contributing to public consultation

InGeNA contributing to public consultation

InGeNA is contributing to the Genomics Health Futures Mission (GHFM) public consultation on the Roadmap, Implementation Plan and Summary of Recommendations from the Scientific Strategy Committee Report. GHFM is a Mission of the Medical Research Future Fund...

Message from the Chair of InGeNA David Bunker

Message from the Chair of InGeNA David Bunker

Realising the full potential of genomics to personalise healthcare is a compelling vision, but now the real work begins in how to implement it. InGeNA was established to help bring the vision of precision health to fruition, where Australian citizens are...

First national event for InGeNA

First national event for InGeNA

The InGeNA national conference will take place on 27 May 2021 alongside the annual health data conference of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health. HealthData21 is the first time the genomics industry has joined forces for a public event. Look out...

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