Michael Fietz

Dr Michael Fietz is a medical scientist at PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA. After commencing his postdoctoral career with studies into Drosophila developmental genetics, including academic positions in Hobart and Adelaide, Michael then transitioned into the world of pathology medicine. For 15 years he was involved in the biochemical and molecular diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism in Adelaide, before moving to Perth where he is now the Scientist in Charge of massively parallel sequencing services in the Department of Diagnostic Genomics at PathWest. As part of this role, he has overseen the diagnostic testing for cardiac disorders using MPS.


Gene reporting from the laboratory perspective