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Sep 22, 2021 08:01 AM

Epigenetic change found in cancers linked to DNA’s 3D instab...

DNA demethylation – an epigenetic change commonly observed in cancers – is linked to changes in DNA’s 3D arrangement and how it replicates itself when cells divide.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 21, 2021 08:02 AM

Advanced imaging reveals breast cancer’s Achilles’ heel

Breast cancer cells activate the molecule Rac1 to help them metastasise around the body, live imaging of tumours has revealed. Targeting Rac1 may improve outcomes for patients.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 14, 2021 08:04 PM

3D analysis of SARS-CoV-2 reveals clues on virus tactics

By combining all available data on the coronavirus’s 3D shape, researchers have revealed new clues on how it evades human immune detection and replicates. Their new resource may help researchers stay ahead of new variant...

Sep 14, 2021 09:28 AM

Garvan Institute receives six NHMRC Investigator Grants

The NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme will provide $13.5 million in funding to Garvan researchers over the next five years, in recognition of their outstanding track records in research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 13, 2021 08:36 AM

Breast cancer ‘ecotypes’ present new path to personalised tr...

Using cellular genomics technology, Garvan researchers have revealed a new method for classifying breast cancers that may better predict which treatments they respond to.

Sep 03, 2021 08:40 AM

New discovery to advance genomics-driven precision medicine

Researchers have a new lens by which to understand how genes impact disease.

Sep 01, 2021 08:19 AM

Prof Shane Grey to lead gene therapy for type 1 diabetes

Garvan immunologist Professor Shane Grey has received critical funding to lead research into a new treatment approach for type 1 diabetes.

Aug 19, 2021 09:03 AM

The unleashed virus defence at the root of a spectrum of dis...

By revealing a new immune defence mechanism, researchers have made future diagnosis easier for patients with rare genetic changes affecting the blood, skin, brain and other organs.

Jul 28, 2021 05:38 PM

Making visible the invisible: animating autoimmune disease

Scientific animation helps illustrate how the immune system turns from helper to adversary.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 21, 2021 02:20 PM

Cognitive decline may help predict future fracture risk in w...

A 16-year study has revealed a link between cognitive decline, bone loss and fracture risk in women.

Jul 07, 2021 03:23 PM

What’s behind the common COVID-19 vaccine side effects?

Garvan immunologist Professor Jonathan Sprent explains why you should feel good about the common COVID-19 vaccine side effects, such as headache, fatigue and muscle pain.

Jun 30, 2021 02:15 PM

MRFF funding for Garvan cancer researcher A/Prof David Crouc...

Associate Professor David Croucher has been awarded $614,000 to lead the development of better treatment strategies for children with neuroblastoma.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 23, 2021 07:12 PM

Precision medicine becomes more accessible for Australians w...

Garvan researchers launch new tool to inform targeted cancer treatment options.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 07, 2021 08:40 AM

Lung cancer’s resistance to chemotherapy reveals new treatme...

Garvan researchers uncover a mechanism behind lung cancer’s block to effective treatment.

May 25, 2021 08:06 AM

Cancer Council NSW grants for Garvan researchers

Four Garvan researchers have been awarded project grants from Cancer Council NSW to explore innovative new frontiers in cancer research.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 11, 2021 07:56 PM

Boosting body heat production: a new approach for treating o...

Targeting a heat production ‘brake’ on fat tissues may be a safer way to treat obesity than current medication.

May 11, 2021 08:06 AM

New funding to progress breast cancer research

The National Breast Cancer Foundation has awarded five research grants to Garvan researchers.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 06, 2021 08:37 AM

New map reveals genes that control the skeleton

Researchers have mapped the gene activity of osteocytes to improve their understanding of skeletal disease.

Apr 21, 2021 03:05 PM

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function

New study points to ways to maintain healthy muscles in older people.

Apr 15, 2021 07:54 AM

How antibodies make the switch to better immunity

Garvan researchers have discovered how the body selects antibodies that not only latch tightly on to foreign targets, but that can help destroy them, too.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 14, 2021 08:00 AM

Inflammation a key to targeting pregnancy-associated breast ...

Targeting the tumour environment may help improve treatments for breast cancers affecting pregnant women and young mothers.