Journey through the decades as Edinburgh graduates from the 1950s, 60s, 80s, 00s and 10s share their stories.
Bridget Wilcken (1956)
Sydney-based 1956 medical graduate Professor Bridget Wilcken reflects on a career spanning over six decades and her contributions to newborn screening services.
In 1998 we introduced tandem mass technology to our screening: one 3mm dried blood spot testing over 50 disorders. While this was pioneered in the USA, New South Wales (NSW) was the first publicly funded, state-wide programme in the world.