myDNA is headquartered in Melbourne and operates across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom.
The company was founded by Associate Professor Les Sheffield, who has been at the forefront of genetic research since the 1980s.
The team at myDNA consists of pharmacologists, molecular and clinical geneticists, researchers, genetic counsellors, nutritionists and sport dietitians who work together to provide genetic interpretations to inform an individual’s health, medical and lifestyle decisions.
Scientific credibility and a focus on evidence-based, peer-reviewed research are fundamental to our ongoing success. myDNA is an Organisational Member of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.
Bringing technology to healthcare
We believe that can technology can enhance healthcare, making it more personal. The company has invested $8m into technology which allows us to operate our genetic interpretation engine and a further $2m in building a National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accredited laboratory.
Ventures – our New Zealand partners
Ventures, part of the Pinnacle Group, have a partnership with myDNA to offer testing services in New Zealand.
The team at Ventures Pinnacle can’t stop asking what if and what’s next? In all things patient care, digital health and technology, practice ownership, patient information systems and health service design. They’re known for implementing what’s next for primary care – they explore, develop and introduce new technologies and services into the New Zealand health sector.
Based in Hamilton, New Zealand the Pinnacle group provide primary healthcare for around 500,000 New Zealanders via its network of general practices. The entire Pinnacle group is not for profit, with a firm focus on the future, reinvesting funds to ensure we have a sustainable and resilient primary healthcare system in New Zealand.
Helping people make better health, wellness and lifestyle decisions
Your Trusted Partner
We trust each other and our partners to make informed decisions based on quality information, which provides insights to our customers. Our foundation is based on medical and scientific credentials which has built our reputation and we will continue to strive to be the leader in our fields.
Personal and Accessible
We provide personalised and affordable information related to your health, wellness and lifestyle. Our results are available anywhere, anytime and are easy to read and understand. We provide people with the knowledge to take actions which can improve the way they live.
Accountable to You
We believe everyone is accountable to each other to work as a team to succeed. We stand by what we say and do, creating trust and transparency in our communication.
Empower The Individual
Knowledge is power and we believe in sharing. By giving people what they need to succeed, we allow an opportunity to drive ambition and exceed personal or shared goals.
To be the world’s most trusted provider of personalised, actionable genetic information
Our Executive Team
Dr Lior Rauchberger
Chief Executive Officer
MB BS, MEI
Associate Professor Les Sheffield
MB BS, MSc, FRACP, HGSA Cert Clin Genet
BSc, Grad Dip App Psych, EMBA
Co-Founder and Head of Product Development
Chief Commercial Officer
Director of Sales
Chief Scientific Officer
BApp Sci, MSc, MAACB
Chief Information Officer