Maria Fuller

South Australian Pathology, Australia

A/Professor Maria Fuller BAppSc, MAppSc, PhD, FFSc(RCPA)

Genetics and Molecular Pathology,

SA Pathology, Adelaide, South Australia


Maria Fuller is a clinical scientist specialising in biochemical genetics within Genetics and Molecular Pathology at South Australian Pathology that provides diagnostic services for inherited metabolic disorders. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and a technical assessor for the National Association of Testing Authorities in Australia. Her laboratory is committed to improving the efficiency of diagnosis of these rare disorders, notably lysosomal storage disorders, by employing platforms of multiplexed biomarkers characteristic for the specific types and sub-types of disease. Her particular research interests are in understanding the cascade of events that lead to pathology and new approaches for the treatment and diagnosis of lysosomal diseases. Her laboratory has contributed 90 articles and book chapters to the scientific and medical literature. In addition, Maria also holds an academic title at the University of Adelaide and enjoys supervising post-graduate students, as well as providing training for undergraduate students by hosting clinical placements within her laboratory.