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Garvan researchers benefit from Cancer Institute NSW equipment funding

Garvan researchers benefit from Cancer Institute NSW equipment funding

Aug 31, 2015 09:40 AM
Researchers at Garvan received over $1 million in research equipment funding, out of a total funding pool of $5.5 million, in this year’s Cancer Institute NSW Research Equipment Grants.

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Garvan and Monash researchers win Eureka Prize for Scientific Research

Garvan and Monash researchers win Eureka Prize for Scientific Research

Aug 27, 2015 09:32 AM
Garvan’s Dr Georgina Hollway, and Professor Peter Currie and Dr Phong Nguyen of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Monash University, have won the UNSW 2015 Eureka Prize for Scientific Research. They were awarded the prize in recognition of their groundbreaking research into stem cell generation.

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Making sense of missense mutations

Making sense of missense mutations

Aug 26, 2015 10:51 AM
An in-depth study by Professor Chris Goodnow, Deputy Director of Garvan, has assessed how accurately we can predict the health consequences of missense mutations within an individual’s genome.

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Garvan welcomes inaugural Connie Johnson Fellow

Garvan welcomes inaugural Connie Johnson Fellow

Aug 19, 2015 11:22 AM
Associate Professor Elgene Lim, the recipient of the inaugural Connie Johnson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research, has now begun his work at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He is a breast cancer oncologist and researcher with an outstanding track record in translational research.

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Fashion heavyweights join forces to support Garvan for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

Fashion heavyweights join forces to support Garvan for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 14, 2015 12:00 AM
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research today announced that it will bring the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC) fundraising campaign to life in 2015 with leading fashion industry partners, designer Karen Walker and Australia’s leading online fashion retailer, THE ICONIC.

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Professor Susan Clark receives Make a Difference Award for outstanding cancer research

Professor Susan Clark receives Make a Difference Award for outstanding cancer research

Aug 10, 2015 10:05 AM
Professor Susan Clark FAA, Head of the Genomics and Epigenetics Division at Garvan, is the 2015 recipient of the Professor Rob Sutherland AO Make a Difference Award. The award, which is bestowed by the Cancer Institute NSW, recognises Prof Clark’s outstanding contributions to the field of cancer epigenetics.

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A piece in the puzzle of primary immunodeficiency

A piece in the puzzle of primary immunodeficiency

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 07, 2015 11:26 AM
Research by Associate Professor Stuart Tangye and Dr Elissa Deenick, of Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has shed light on why some children are unusually susceptible to infectious disease.

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Garvan Launches Inaugural Rural Health Report

Garvan Launches Inaugural Rural Health Report

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 28, 2015 12:30 PM
Today marks the official launch of ‘Medical Research and Rural Health – Garvan Report 2015’. This Report, published by the Garvan Research Foundation, brings together, for the first time, the most pertinent evidence-based data to better understand the health issues facing rural and regional populations across Australia.

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Eureka! Unpacking insulin signalling leads to prize nomination

Eureka! Unpacking insulin signalling leads to prize nomination

Jul 24, 2015 09:30 AM
Dr Seán O’Donoghue from Garvan and his colleagues Professor David James and Associate Professor Jean Yang (University of Sydney) have been jointly nominated as finalists in the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. The team uncovered unprecedented detail about the insulin/IGF1 signalling pathway, a crucial process that is implicated in diseases such as diabetes.

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A Eureka moment for blood stem cells

A Eureka moment for blood stem cells

Jul 24, 2015 09:30 AM
Garvan's Dr Georgina Hollway, and Dr Phong Nguyen and Professor Peter Currie from Melbourne’s Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University, are finalists in the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, nominated for their groundbreaking research into stem cell generation.

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Dr David Croucher announced as winner of the 2015 Young Garvan Award

Dr David Croucher announced as winner of the 2015 Young Garvan Award

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 20, 2015 11:48 AM
Dr David Croucher has won the 2015 Young Garvan Award. The announcement was made on Saturday night at Young Garvan’s main annual fundraising event, the “All Ribbons Ball”, held at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel.

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How some breast cancers become resistant to hormone therapy

How some breast cancers become resistant to hormone therapy

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 15, 2015 12:00 AM
New findings from Garvan have identified how ‘oestrogen receptor positive’ breast cancers become resistant to hormone therapy.

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Tagging DNA: Mislabelling the Cancer Genome

Tagging DNA: Mislabelling the Cancer Genome

Jul 13, 2015 06:00 AM
How can cells that contain the same DNA be so different? This simple question is posed right at the beginning of the latest 3D animation created by Kate Patterson as part of ‘VIZBIplus: Visualising the Future of Biomedicine’.

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Garvan / CSIRO team wins first prize in the 2015 NSW iAwards

Garvan / CSIRO team wins first prize in the 2015 NSW iAwards

Jul 10, 2015 09:13 AM
A Garvan / CSIRO team has won first prize in the 2015 NSW iAwards. The iAward recognises the achievements of home-grown Australian innovators at the cutting edge of technology innovation.

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Scott Youlten Wins 2015 UNSW Faculty of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Competition

Scott Youlten Wins 2015 UNSW Faculty of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Competition

Jul 07, 2015 01:45 PM
Congratulations to Scott Youlten who won the first prize at the UNSW Faculty of Medicine Three Minute Thesis Competition held on 3 July.

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An enzyme that enables the pathway to diabetes

An enzyme that enables the pathway to diabetes

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 29, 2015 06:00 AM
Garvan scientists believe they have identified an enzyme that undermines a delicately balanced whole-body system that keeps blood sugar levels stable and low in healthy people. The collapse of this system in the pancreas, the liver and muscle leads to diabetes.

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2015 St Vincent's Precinct 3 Minute Thesis Competition Held

2015 St Vincent's Precinct 3 Minute Thesis Competition Held

Jun 19, 2015 12:14 PM
Congratulations to the eleven Postgraduate Research students who took part in the 2015 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition on 18 June.

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Garvan Institute announces recipient of the Connie Johnson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research

Garvan Institute announces recipient of the Connie Johnson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research

MEDIA RELEASE: May 27, 2015 09:50 AM
The recipient of the inaugural Connie Johnson Fellowship in Breast Cancer at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research will be announced in Parliament House today.

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2015 Heliflite Young Explorer and CHAMP Young Pioneer Award winners announced

2015 Heliflite Young Explorer and CHAMP Young Pioneer Award winners announced

May 25, 2015 01:03 PM
The recipients of the Heliflite Young Explorer and CHAMP Private Equity Young Pioneer Awards were announced at Garvan’s Annual General Meeting, celebrating the successes of 2014.

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Professor Susan Clark elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

Professor Susan Clark elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

MEDIA RELEASE: May 25, 2015 12:01 AM
Professor Susan Clark, Head of the Genomics and Epigenetics Division at Garvan, has been elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in recognition of her outstanding contributions to science and scientific research.

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