Graeme Suthers

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INTRODUCTION The Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for Research into Familial Breast Cancer (kConFab) is a multidisciplinary, collaborative framework for the investigation of familial breast cancer. Based in Australia, the primary aim of kConFab is to facilitate high-quality research by amassing a large and comprehensive resource of epidemiological(More)
Although genetic services have potential value for health care and disease control, there is no systematic solution for knowledge capture in Medical Genetic Testing (MGT) Laboratories. This paper addresses such knowledge management (KM) technology weakness in genetics domain, then proposes an Information System (IS) architecture to establish process(More)
BACKGROUND Germline mutations in the genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 account for only a proportion of hereditary breast cancer, suggesting that additional genes contribute to hereditary breast cancer. Recently a heterozygous variant in the ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) gene, IVS10-6T-->G, was reported by an Australian multiple-case breast cancer family cohort(More)
The most critical performance indicator for medical laboratories is the delivery of accurate test results. In any laboratory, there is always the possibility that random or systematic errors may occur and place human health and welfare at risk. Laboratory quality assurance programmes continue to drive improvements in analytical accuracy. The most rigorously(More)
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