MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 20, 2017 12:00 AM
Genome.One has today launched Australia's first clinical service that combines whole genome sequencing with a comprehensive health assessment to enable a more precise approach to managing health.
Jun 19, 2017 10:39 PM
Garvan is to become a member of the EMBL Australia Partner Laboratory Network. The news was announced at Garvan this month during the first EMBL Alumni event to be held in Australia.
Jun 19, 2017 10:26 AM
Garvan warmly congratulates Professor Tuan Nguyen, who has been awarded a Doctor of Science degree from UNSW Sydney.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 19, 2017 05:00 AM
In the first Neglected Cancers Awareness Week, Garvan Institute calls for improved outcomes for those affected by neglected cancers.
Jun 16, 2017 09:00 PM
Dr Andrew Burgess and Professor Sean O’Donoghue have brought Garvan and CSIRO researchers and biodata visualisation specialists together to produce an interactive graphical representation of how a cell divides.
Jun 16, 2017 12:22 PM
On this, the first anniversary of Know Your Bones, Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia celebrate over 75,000 visits to the online bone health assessment tool.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 15, 2017 04:00 AM
Researchers from the University of Canberra, Garvan, La Trobe University and CSIRO may have solved the 50-year mystery of how temperature affects sex determination in reptiles. The team studied Australia's bearded dragon lizard, and uncovered a crucial gene-processing quirk that is seen only sex-reversed female lizards.
Jun 13, 2017 01:00 AM
University of Copenhagen researchers – including Dr Thomas Cox, who now leads a group in Garvan’s Cancer Division – have developed an intuitive new way to dissolve cells away from tissues and tumours. The new approach makes it possible to view the extracellular matrix that surrounds cells in unprecedented detail.
Jun 12, 2017 11:10 AM
Garvan warmly congratulates Professor John Shine AO FAA, who has today been made a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 07, 2017 04:21 PM
Garvan, CSIRO, and The University of Sydney have proudly joined forces to deliver the VIZBI series of events, held as part of Vivid Sydney during June 2017.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 07, 2017 12:30 AM
Sydney-based health information company Genome.One®, backed by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has secured a new partnership for its pioneering health information technology with one of the biggest health systems in the United States, Sanford Health.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 05, 2017 04:20 PM
'VizbiPlus: Bridging science with art, design and animation' is an entertaining and stimulating soiree to be held at the Vivid Ideas Exchange at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, from 5pm-7pm on Monday 12 June 2017.
MEDIA RELEASE: May 16, 2017 10:42 PM
‘Tumour-trained’ immune cells – which have the potential to kill cancer cells – have been seen moving from one tumour to another for the first time. The new findings, which were uncovered by scientists at Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, shed light on how immune therapies for cancer might work, and suggest new approaches to developing anti-cancer immune therapies.
May 12, 2017 08:00 AM
Garvan researcher Dr Amali Mallawaarachchi has been awarded a grant from the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation of Australia to support the development of an improved genomic diagnostic tool for individuals with kidney disease.
May 11, 2017 02:52 PM
History was made in Canberra yesterday, when the Big Heart Project, an initiative of Love Your Sister, raised a remarkable $2.2 million for cancer research at Garvan.
MEDIA RELEASE: May 11, 2017 12:05 AM
Australian scientists have shown, for the first time, that a family of untethered proteins builds up in the cells of children with a rare and serious genetic condition, known as mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD).
May 09, 2017 06:00 AM
Garvan congratulates Dr Thomas Cox, Dr Simon Junankar, Dr Romain Rouet and Dr Sean Warren, winners of the annual Ridley Ken Davies Award, CHAMP Young Pioneer Award and the Palmer Innovation Prize.
MEDIA RELEASE: May 08, 2017 06:00 AM
Australian women diagnosed with ovarian cancer before 2013, and their families, will be proactively identified and offered genetic testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes through a new international study, ‘TRACEBACK’.
May 06, 2017 11:14 AM
Last week (April 24-28), immunologists from round the world converged on Whistler (BC, Canada) for a Keystone Meeting on B Cells and T Follicular Helper Cells – the cells in our immune system that are crucial for long-term protection against infection, and for the success of most vaccines.
May 04, 2017 04:07 PM
Garvan congratulates Professor Jonathan Sprent, of the Institute’s Immunology Division, who has been newly elected as a member of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership of the NAS is considered one of the highest honours that a scientist can achieve.