Senate Inquiry into Stillbirths

On 27 March 2018 the Senate established the Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education to inquire and report on the future of stillbirth research and education in Australia.

SA Genomics Health Alliance Members Hamish Scott and Chris Barnett spoke at the SA inquiry highlighting the importance of using genetic data to determine the causes of stillbirth.

Using a genomic approach and examining the entire DNA sequence of patients, they are able to identify genetic causes that underlie stillbirth.

Read the final report here