Clinical Professor Leslie Burnett

Clinical Professor
Genetic Medicine, Northern Clinical School

E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9926 4145
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Biographical details

Professor Leslie Burnett is a Clinical Pathologist, specialising in Chemical Pathology, Genetic Pathology and Bioinformatics. [More...]

Research interests

Genetic Screening, Bioinformatics, Quality Assurance, Accreditation


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010


  • Campbell, B., Burnett, L. (2014), Diagnosis of diabetes in anaemias and haemoglobinopathies: salutary lessons for improved reporting and patient empowerment. Pathology. , 371-372. [Abstract]


  • Neil, A., Pfeffer, S., Burnett, L. (2013), Benchmarking in pathology: development of a benchmarking complexity unit and associated key performance indicators. Pathology. 45(1), 66-70. [Abstract]


  • Lew, R., Proos, A., Burnett, L., Delatycki, M., Bankier, A., Fietz, M. (2012), Tay Sachs disease in Australia: reduced disease incidence despite stable carrier frequency in Australian Jews. The Medical Journal of Australia. 197(11), 652-654. [Abstract]
  • Burnett, L., Wilson, R., Pfeffer, S., Lowry, J. (2012), Benchmarking in pathology: development of an activity-based costing model. Pathology. 44, 644-653. [Abstract]


  • Lew, R., Burnett, L., Proos, A. (2011), Tay-Sachs disease preconception screening in Australia: self-knowledge of being an Ashkenazi Jew predicts carrier state better than does ancestral origin, although there is an increased risk for c.1421 + 1G > C mutation in individuals with South African heritage. Journal of Community Genetics. 2(4), 201-209. [Abstract]


  • Burnett, D., Burnett, L. (2010), A rare granulomatous reaction to Q fever vaccination following influenza vaccination. The Medical Journal of Australia. 193(1), 60. [Abstract]