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Ask Garvan about personalised medicine

Q: What is personalised medicine? A:  Personalised medicine is the future of health and medicine.  It uses uniquely personal information about an individual, such as genetic information, to help guide health-related decisions.

Researcher Profile: Dr Maya Kansara (Group Leader, Immunobiology of Cancer – Cancer Division)

Can you give us a brief outline of your recent work history? I completed my PhD in New Zealand, investigating the regulation of glucose transporters in cancer. I then moved to Melbourne to work at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

From little things, big things grow

One human cell. It’s only a few microns in size but it contains whole worlds. Now, thanks to a visionary international partnership, we can start to unlock its secrets

Parkinson’s pathfinding

Ask any navigator: to get anywhere, it helps to consult a map. And if you don’t have a map, make one Seeking to understand Parkinson’s disease is to journey into terra incognita. In most cases, the cause is unknown. There is no known prevention or cure. There’s no definitive test, and is diagnosed through clinicians’

Staff profile: Michael Emerson (Operations Manager)

Can you give us a brief outline of your recent work history? Previously, I was working as a geophysicist. I was travelling the world doing seismic refraction and underwater reflections.

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