MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 25, 2015 06:28 AM
Garvan has signed a memorandum of understanding with Genomics England, the organisation established by the UK’s Department of Health to deliver the world-first 100,000 Genomes Project. The two organisations will share resources and expertise to advance genomic medicine in Australia and the UK.
MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 23, 2015 11:32 AM
Garvan immunologist Associate Professor Shane Grey and collaborators from other institutions have been awarded $3.3 million to extend their innovative research towards a cure for Type I diabetes. The researchers aim to make islet transplantation a feasible therapeutic option for more individuals with Type I diabetes, including children.
Sep 17, 2015 09:45 AM
Garvan congratulates Dr Katherine Tonks, who has won the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) President’s Young Investigator Award. Dr Tonks received the award in recognition of her outstanding oral presentation at the recent ADS annual scientific meeting.
MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 10, 2015 09:45 AM
Garvan is embarking on a groundbreaking project to sequence and analyse the genomes of up to 60 children in NSW with severe intellectual or developmental disability, along with their families.
Sep 02, 2015 10:23 AM
Aquaria, a new web resource that helps researchers gain insight into protein structure and function, has achieved Merit status at the national 2015 iAward finals. Aquaria was developed by a Garvan/CSIRO team led by Dr Seán O’Donoghue.
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.
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.
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.
Aug 19, 2015 11:22 AM
Associate Professor Elgene Lim, the recipient of the inaugural Connie Johnson Award 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.