Dec 01, 2015 09:38 AM
Garvan PhD students Amanda Khoury and Scott Youlten won the best poster and best presentation, respectively, at last weekend’s EMBL Australia PhD Symposium 2015.
Nov 19, 2015 12:45 PM
Scientists have long speculated about the “dark proteome”, the areas of proteins whose structure is completely unknown. Now, a study led by Dr Seán O’Donoghue, of CSIRO and Garvan, has mapped the boundaries of these dark regions.
Nov 18, 2015 01:52 PM
The Garvan Institute’s Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) is embarking on a collaborative genome sequencing project with the Sax Institute, whose ‘45 and Up’ study is the largest ongoing study of healthy ageing in the southern hemisphere.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 16, 2015 10:03 AM
Garvan Research Foundation announces Pancreatic Cancer Research Fellowship
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 10, 2015 08:15 AM
Australian researchers have defined some key characteristics of the metabolically healthy obese – those obese individuals who remain free from type 2 diabetes and other disorders that usually associate with obesity. Their findings have implications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance and obesity.
Nov 09, 2015 03:36 PM
Researchers at Garvan have received a total of $11 million in peer-reviewed funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), out of a total of $630 million distributed to researchers across Australia.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 09, 2015 08:15 AM
‘DreamLab’ – Australia launches first smartphone supercomputer for cancer research.
Nov 05, 2015 12:18 PM
A ten-strong team from Garvan is showing support for Movember, the “hairiest month of the year”, by growing facial hair. The funds they raise through sponsorship will go towards the work of the Movember Foundation.
MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 28, 2015 11:44 AM
A unique collaboration of organisations and individuals have come together to form The Pancreatic Cancer Alliance – a collaborative voice driven to raising awareness of pancreatic cancer in Australia.
Oct 26, 2015 09:35 AM
Garvan congratulates Dr Shu Lin, who has been appointed as a Distinguished Professor and Executive Director at the newly established South-West Metabolism and Cardiovascular Research Centre (SMCVRC) in Chongqing, China.
Oct 23, 2015 12:48 PM
Dr Fatima Valdes Mora has been named a winner in Spain’s Hechos de Talento (Made of Talent) competition. In winning, Dr Valdes Mora becomes the face of Spain’s talent in medicine and science.
MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 20, 2015 10:04 AM
New bone alliance seeks to strengthen knowledge and drive positive change
Oct 20, 2015 09:33 AM
Congratulations to Scott Youlten who won the People’s Choice and ASPIRE award at the 2015 UNSW Interfaculty Final held on 23 September with a presentation titled “Skeletal Marriage Counselling”
Oct 15, 2015 09:49 AM
Researchers at Garvan, Neuroscience Research Australia and UNSW Australia are embarking on a collaborative project to sequence the genomes of family groups living with bipolar disorder. In doing so, they anticipate identifying some of the complex genetic factors that underlie the disease. The project is supported by the MLC Community Foundation.
Oct 12, 2015 03:43 PM
Professor John Shine AO FAA has been named an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS), in recognition of his substantial contribution to academic medicine in Australia.
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.