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Andrew Sinclair

Professor Of Translational Genomics
Sexual Differentiation
Sex Determination
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
animals
male
female
testis
mice
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Prof

Andrew Sinclair

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Reproductive Development
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Prof

Andrew Sinclair

 


Professor Andrew Sinclair is Deputy Director of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and a Professor of Translational Genomics in the Department of Paediatrics at The University of Melbourne. In these roles and as Executive Director of the Victorian Clinical Genetics Service at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne he is using genomic information to improve healthcare for children and their families.At a national level Professor Sinclair co-leads the Australian Genomic Health Alliance, a network of over 80 organisations, that aim to integrate genomics into the Australian health care system.

He is also on the Executive Management Committee of Melbourne Genomics which is implementing genomic medicine into routine care in Victoria. In addition, he leads an NHMRC research Program (2004-2019) focusing on disorders of sex development; genomics and diagnosis to inform clinical care. His contributions have been fundamental to the advancement of the field, including the identification and characterization of the human testis determining gene (SRY) and other genes critical for gonad development. He has also implemented new, accurate, rapid and comprehensive diagnostic procedures to improve outcomes for patients with DSD.Professor Sinclair has received numerous national and international awards including the 2009 Sutherland Award for contributions to Human Genetics, the 2010 Emil Steinberger Memorial Award from the American Society of Andrology and in 2015 was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Projects

Displaying the 12 most recent projects by Andrew Sinclair.

12

Projects

Project Types


6

Research Contracts


5

Research Grant


1

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 211 most recent scholarly works by Andrew Sinclair.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2009

Sutherland Award

Human Genetics Society of Australasia

1999

Biomedical Research exhibit (permanent)

Museum of Victoria

1998

Distinguished Alumni Award for outstanding professional achievement and leadership

LaTrobe University

1990

Outstanding Research Award

Royal Society, UK

1988

Imperial Cancer Research Fellowship

Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK

1987

Smith-White Award

Genetics Society of Australia

6

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor Of Translational Genomics

Paediatrics Royal Children'S Hospital

Co-Chair

Australian Functional Genomics Network

Panel Member

NHMRC Research Fellowships Review Panel

Australia Council

European Molecular Biology Labs (EMBL)

National Steering Committee

Australian Genomic Health Alliance

Executive Management Group

Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance

Assigner

NHMRC Assigners Academy

Research Committee

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

National Dsd Sub-Committee

Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Science

Monash University