MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 22, 2015 10:00 AM
The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) has selected Professor Jonathan Sprent FAA FRS, from Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, to be the 2015 recipient of the AAI Lifetime Achievement Award.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 15, 2015 11:00 AM
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research announces the launch of spin-off company Solvanix Pty Ltd, set up to commercialise a novel technology that will improve the stability of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. Solvanix has secured a $2 million commitment from Australia’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF), and will be based at Garvan.
MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 11, 2014 10:30 AM
A food-additive designed to make people feel fuller has been tested by UK and Australian clinicians in London, and shown to be effective at preventing weight gain in overweight volunteers.
Dec 08, 2014 02:39 PM
The first of their kind for an Australian medical research institute, new online virtual tours allow website users to see inside the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, the joint facility Garvan operates with St Vincent’s Hospital.
Nov 24, 2014 01:00 PM
The Sir Kempson Maddox Award from Diabetes NSW recognises Professor Campbell’s significant contribution to the area of scientific research, education and advocacy in diabetes.
Nov 20, 2014 03:00 PM
Healthy Active Lives (HeAL) launched yesterday in Tokyo. The HeAL Declaration represents the culmination of years of work by Australian clinical researchers and psychiatrists. It highlights the physical health challenges faced by young people with psychosis and offers practical solutions and support.
Nov 17, 2014 09:00 AM
Every year the National Science Foundation (USA) runs an international competition, showcasing spectacular scientific visualizations. This year, Garvan science-animators, Dr Kate Patterson and Chris Hammang, are both competing for the Foundation’s top prize and the People's Choice Award.
Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM
The Australian Academy of Science today announced that the Executive Director of Garvan, Professor John Mattick AO FAA FRCPA (Hon), has been elected to join its Council, along with four other leading Australian scientists.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 11, 2014 03:00 AM
Scientists from Garvan, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have uncovered how the massive DNA molecules that appear in some tumours are formed like Frankenstein’s monster, stitched together from other parts of the genome.
Nov 06, 2014 05:22 PM
Congratulations to Jackie Lau and Louise Cottle! Stuart Furler Travel Awards are presented to third-year PhD students at Garvan with outstanding research records and bright futures.
Nov 06, 2014 03:00 PM
Laura Baker has received the $10,000 USD Castle Harlan Award for being the most outstanding early career PhD student at the Garvan Institute in 2014.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 06, 2014 04:00 AM
Australian researchers have shown why calcium-binding drugs commonly used to treat people with osteoporosis, or with late-stage cancers that have spread to bone, may also benefit patients with tumours outside the skeleton, including breast cancer.
Oct 22, 2014 01:00 AM
Scientists from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research received $10.7 million in peer reviewed grant funding, out of a total funding pool of $538.8 million, in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council grants, announced last Friday.
MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 15, 2014 12:01 AM
Pancreatic cancer likely takes between 10 and 20 years to develop, providing the potential for a very “broad window” of intervention if detected early, which may be possible for people who inherit a predisposition, say Australian clinical researchers.
MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 29, 2014 12:05 AM
The skeleton of a man who lived 2,330 years ago in the southernmost tip of Africa tells us about ourselves as humans, and throws some light on our earliest common genetic ancestry.
Sep 19, 2014 12:00 AM
At the annual St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Awards held on 17 September, Dr James Thompson was the recipient of the Foundation award for clinical excellence for a junior medical officer/registrar.
Sep 10, 2014 09:00 PM
Garvan’s Dr Tri Phan and Dr Steve Lee from Australian National University (ANU) have won the 2014 ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology, one of 15 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes awarded this evening.
Sep 04, 2014 01:00 AM
Congratulations to Professors Chris Goodnow and Jonathan Sprent, recipients of prestigious NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellowships, which support leaders in their field.
Sep 01, 2014 01:00 AM
Garvan bioinformatics expert, Kenny Sabir, has won the University of Sydney Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, so will now be competing at the Australian championships in Perth on 3 November.
MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 27, 2014 05:00 AM
Endocrinologist Professor Lesley Campbell worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in Cambridge to solve a mysterious case of diabetes from the past.