Gillian Blue

The University of Sydney

Gillian Blue is Head of Genetic Research at the Heart Centre for Children in Sydney. She is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Specialty of Genomic Medicine, The University of Sydney and a Visiting Scientist at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. She is a translational researcher with basic science, psychosocial and clinical research skills. Her primary research interest is understanding the genetic mechanisms underlying congenital heart disease using genomic technologies. She has over 16 years’ experience in clinical and research genetic counselling, including translation of research findings into patient care and clinical management. Gillian is also the Head of the Kids Heart BioBank, a key resource facilitating genetic research in congenital heart disease, including local and international collaborations.