Eugene Editorial

Eugene is awarded the Australian government’s Boosting Female Founders grant

We’re thrilled to announce that Eugene has been awarded the Boosting Female Founders grant. We were selected from over 2,200 companies to receive funding to bring to market a genetic test to understand your risk of heart disease and make proactive health choices. Heart disease is one of Australia’s largest health problems. The human toll […]

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The click-baiting of genetics… and how to see through the noise

On any given day, there are countless articles being published — from reporting on genetics and its implications on health conditions like autism or schizophrenia, to how-to guides on using genetics to “maximize […]

Australians can be denied life insurance based on genetic test results, and there is little protection

[2019 Update] Since this article was published, the Financial Services Council (FSC) of Australia announced its plans to introduce a voluntary, self-regulated moratorium in mid-2019. In it’s press release, FSC […]

Explainer: what is pre-pregnancy carrier screening and should potential parents consider it?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently recommended obstetricians, gynaecologists and other related health care providers offer pre-pregnancy carrier screening for genetic diseases to all patients. Pre-pregnancy carrier screening […]

The uncertain future of genetic testing

AnneMarie Ciccarella, a fast-talking 57-year-old brunette with a more than a hint of a New York accent, thought she knew a lot about breast cancer. Her mother was diagnosed with […]

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Eugene's pre-pregnancy carrier test is like a checkup to see if you or your partner are carrying any genetic disease that could be passed on to your children.

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When we have equal access to care, we can make empowered choices.

We can plan our futures, take care of our families, and get the support we need to achieve what we want. For too long, healthcare services have been carried out with little say from the people it serves, without consideration to our practical, emotional or cultural needs.

We started Eugene to create a kinder, gentler and more affordable approach to health — to build the kind of healthcare service that we’d want for ourselves and our loved ones.

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