Dr Scott Grist

Academic Status & Web Supervisor

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre (6D:212.1)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Chief Medical Scientist: Molecular Pathology, SA Pathology, Flinders Medical Centre (2011-)
Senior Medical Scientist: Haematology and Genetic Pathology, Flinders Medical Centre (2003-2011)
Senior Lecturer: School of Medicine, Flinders University of South Australia. (2006-)
Qualifications
FFSc(RCPA): Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (2011)
MHGSA: Human Genetics Society of Australasia (2005)
PhD: Flinders University of S.A. (1997)
BSc(Hons) First Class: Flinders University of S.A. (1992)
BSc: University of Adelaide (1986)
Honours, awards and grants
Peter Meffin memorial postgraduate prize: Flinders University of South Australia (1992)
Australian Postgraduate Research Award: Flinders University (1992)
Chancellor's letter of commendation: Flinders University (1992)
Research interests

Assay for genomic instability in inherited breast cancer - improving classification of genetic variants and increasing access to effective genetic screening. The effects of low-dose ionizing radiation on cells carrying genetic mutations implicated in genomic instability (with specific reference to diagnostic and therapeutic radiation regimes in inherited breast cancer).

Development of a novel assay for ATM function in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL): improving prognostic classification and enabling better therapeutic selection for high-risk CLL.

Topic lecturer
MMED3915 Human Molecular Genetics
Supervisory interests
Haematology
Human molecular genetics
Publications
Further information
Patents held:
  • A method of detection. Morley AA, Grist SA. AU/20022953021 (Filed 13/11/2002)
  • The use of mitochondrial point mutations as sensitive clonal markers Morley AA, Grist SA. US 60/565742 (Filed 27/4/2004)

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