Gareth Baynam

Genetic Services of Western Australia, Australia

Gareth is a Clinical Geneticist at Genetic Services of Western Australia; an Adjunct Policy Advisor on Clinical Genomics at the WA Department of Health; Program Director of the Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) WA and Head of the Western Australian Register of Developmental Anomalies. His work focuses on Equitable and community engaged health innovation and implementation under a precision public health paradigm. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network – International, Vice-Chair of the Diagnostics Scientific Committee of the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium, and a Director of the Academy for Child and Adolescent Health. He is a Clinical A/Prof at the School of Paediatrics and Child Health – University of Western Australia, the Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases – Murdoch University, and at Spatial Sciences – Curtin University. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at Telethon Kids Institute. His PhD was in genetic modifiers of vaccine response in children and he leads a 3D facial analysis team. He led the implementation of a knowledge management platform for rare diseases in the WA Health System, Patient Archive. He is a Board Member of the Genetic and Rare Diseases Network, WA and of the Rare Voices Australia Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee.