Jan 16, 2017 05:15 PM
Governors of Lions Australia have visited Garvan to learn more about the Lions Kids Cancer Genome Project, a $4 million collaborative project that will sequence the genomes of 400 Australian children with high-risk cancer.
Dec 23, 2016 08:00 AM
Three of Garvan’s emerging research leaders – Drs Mark Cowley, Cindy Ma and Joanne Reed – have been awarded three-year Fellowships through the NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowship Scheme.
Dec 20, 2016 04:05 PM
Garvan hosted international speakers Dr Stephen Kingsmore (Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego) and Dr Richard Scott (Genomics England) for the inaugural Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium on 19 and 20 November.
Dec 20, 2016 11:43 AM
Garvan was pleased to host Sir John Chisholm FREng CEng FIEE, Executive Chairman of Genomics England, in November. During his visit, Sir John spoke about the UK’s 100,000 Genomes Project, and about how the rise of clinical genomics in the UK will change healthcare and the economy.
MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 19, 2016 04:00 AM
Garvan scientists have uncovered a new way to decrease the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead to a new combination therapy with the anti-metastasis drug dasatinib.
MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 16, 2016 09:00 AM
Information about the genome sequence of 1200 of Australia’s healthy older people has been made available to medical researchers worldwide, with the launch of the Medical Genome Reference Bank today by Garvan and NSW Health.
Dec 14, 2016 09:52 AM
Garvan congratulates PhD students Claire Vennin and Ira Deveson, the 2016 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.
Dec 05, 2016 09:54 PM
A new Centre for Research Excellence, which aims to transform diagnosis and management of severe intellectual disability (also known as neurocognitive disorders) through genomics, is to be established in Australia. The Centre is one of six clinical Centres of Research Excellence (CREs) to receive funding from the NHMRC.
Dec 05, 2016 12:32 PM
Garvan researchers have received $16 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to support their research.
Nov 29, 2016 12:52 PM
Know Your Bones, an online bone health self-assessment tool established by Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia, reached 50,000 website visits this month, and received a Highly Commended award at the prestigious National PRIA Golden Target awards.
Nov 25, 2016 05:14 PM
Paspaley recently released the “Kimberley Bracelet” to support Garvan’s cancer research. For each bracelet purchased, 25% of the purchase price is donated to a cancer research program at Garvan, with Paspaley customers choosing which area of cancer research to support.
Nov 25, 2016 04:58 PM
Garvan congratulates Dr Thomas Cox (Cancer Division), who has been awarded the JBC/Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award at the Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (MBSANZ) conference this week.
Nov 19, 2016 09:09 PM
Garvan’s Professor Mark Febbraio has given the Helmholtz Diabetes Centre Distinguished Lecture at the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Germany.
Nov 17, 2016 10:05 AM
DreamLab app receives a highly commended acknowledgement for the inaugural Data Innovation Award at the annual Research Australia Awards.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 10, 2016 09:00 PM
Australian researchers have uncovered how our immune system strikes a balance between attacking invaders and leaving our own tissues alone – and, in the process, have solved a 50-year mystery surrounding the role of an enigmatic antibody.
Nov 09, 2016 12:00 PM
The 8th Garvan Signalling Symposium, which attracts international experts to Garvan to discuss the latest advances in cell signalling research in health and disease, was held on 31 October and 1 November.
MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 08, 2016 12:00 AM
One of the highest mortality rates, no screening test and few treatment options. A breakthrough in pancreatic cancer is desperately needed.
Nov 07, 2016 12:16 PM
Garvan researchers are showing support for Movember, the “hairiest month of the year”. The funds they raise through sponsorship will go to the Movember Foundation, which works to change the face of men’s health worldwide.
Nov 04, 2016 08:00 AM
Research from Garvan and St Vincent’s Hospital has shown that whole genome sequencing has the potential to transform the diagnosis of a common inherited kidney disease.
Nov 01, 2016 11:56 AM
Fellowship means one of Australia’s brightest research talents will return from US