Breakthrough blog

Welcome to the breakthrough blog, where the focus is very much on what we’ve been able to achieve thanks to your invaluable support.

This is where you’ll read about the latest innovations in our labs, exciting breakthroughs in our medical research, and heartwarming stories about some of the people we’ve been able to help.

Meet your genes

Whole genome sequencing is becoming more accessible, immediate and informative, thanks to Garvan’s wholly-owned subsidiary Genome.One.

Making the invisible visible

Well-designed data visualisation can help explain the hidden biological world and reveal discoveries that might otherwise remain buried.

Seeing the invisible

Living with MS

“I cannot control the fact that I have multiple sclerosis, but what I can control is my attitude.” – George Saliba, Garvan Partner for the Future.

living with MS

How to read DNA in real time

A future where our researchers and clinicians can watch DNA and RNA as it is sequenced – and even interact with the experiments while they are running – is not so far away.

Reading DNA in real time

A brother’s tribute

Peter Gallagher lost his life to prostate cancer on 19 September 2014, his father’s birthday. In Peter’s memory, his brother Terry (left) seeks to make a difference to the disease that claimed him. 

Terry and Peter Gallagher

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