Prof Barnett holds dual fellowships in neonatal/perinatal medicine and clinical genetics and is the Head of the Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is the Statewide Genomics Lead at the Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health. He undertook his dual training at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide.
Prof Barnett has research interests in prenatal genetics, fetal pathology and rare childhood diseases, and is the clinical lead of the NHMRC and MRFF funded Genomic Autopsy Study, a national and international collaborative investigating genetic causes of perinatal death.
He has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals including in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Nature Genetics and Nature Medicine. The work presented in this abstract was published in Nature Medicine in 2023