Genomics of Motor Neuron Disease ALS genomics in collaboration with Prof Pam McCombe, UQCCR and A/Prof Rob Henderson, RBWH. The Sporadic ALS Australia Systems Genomics Consortium, funded by the MNDRIA IceBucket Challenge Grant, to implement consistent collection of clinical data and biological samples across Australia, and to use genetic and genomic date to understand the etiology of ALS motor neurone disease.
Genomics of autism spectrum disorders, funded by the Autism CRC with the ultimate goal of early predictors of autism spectrum disorders
Genomics of Parkinson’s Disease in collaboration with Prof George Mellick, Griffith University and Prof Peter Silburn, QBI
Genomics of major depressive disorder, funded by NHMRC, in collaboration with Prof Nick Martin QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute we are establishing an online collection of MDD cases and controls asking participants to provide a spit sample for DNA.
Genomics of Postpartum Depression – the PPD-ACT study, in collaboration with A/Prof Samantha Meltzer-Brody, University of North Carolina
Genomics of schizophrenia, the Sweden3 study, in collaboration with Prof Patrick Sullivan, Karolinska Institutet and University of North Carolina