Michael J Sinosich, BSc AIMLS PhD FFScRCPA
Michael has dedicated his professional and academic career to improving management of human conception and fetal – maternal wellbeing. As an academic, he initially established endocrine support for first IVF-ET / ART center in NSW, Australia. Then, as part of advisory group to NSW Department of Health, Michael headed the NSW Reference Laboratory for Prenatal Screening, which expanded to combine first and second trimester screening. Michael then transposed this screening program into the private sector, at Sonic Clinical Institute (Sonic Healthcare). At Sonic Healthcare, Michael gained national accreditation for both serum screening and molecular genetic testing, including, paternity testing, cystic fibrosis, fragile X, HLA typing. More recently, Michael was instrumental in negotiating a referral service with (Verinata/) Illumina for cfDNA aneuploidy screening.
Michael has 3 patents, published 100 peer reviewed papers and numerous abstracts. He has supervised many post-graduate students and continues to enjoy regular invitations as international speaker, reviewer and advisor / consultant. His research and mentoring work has been recognised with scientific awards, promotion to Clinical Associated Professor and, more recently, he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia