MENU

News Listing

Filter by
Date
MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 22, 2017 06:42 AM

African prehistory: A long-awaited landscape revealed throug...

The first large-scale study of ancient human DNA from sub-Saharan Africa opens a long-awaited window into the identity of prehistoric populations in the region and how they moved around and replaced one another over the ...

Sep 21, 2017 03:53 PM

Prestigious travelling scholarship for transplant researcher...

Congratulations to Dr Nathan Zammit, who received the prestigious Derek Gray Distinguished Traveling Scholarship Award at the recent meeting of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA).

Sep 19, 2017 09:19 AM

Inaugural grant funds simultaneous breast and prostate cance...

The Movember Foundation and National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) have awarded the inaugural ‘Breast & Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant’ to an innovative, Australia-led international research project including Garvan res...

Sep 18, 2017 06:00 PM

Now open: Zero Childhood Cancer program to deliver personali...

The Garvan Institute, with the Lions Clubs International Foundation and the Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation, is proud to be a partner in the Zero Childhood Cancer national child cancer personalised ...

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 14, 2017 01:01 PM

Imagine, Collaborate, Translate: research symposium celebrat...

The St Vincent's Campus Research Symposium is marking its 25th anniversary with high-impact speakers and an emphasis on engagement and on early-career researchers.

Sep 12, 2017 04:10 PM

Garvan is hiring a General Manager/Chief Operating Officer

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Garvan team as General Manager/Chief Operating Officer.

Sep 11, 2017 08:51 AM

Vale Connie Johnson OAM

Vale Constance (Connie) Johnson OAM 1977 – 2017.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 10, 2017 07:30 AM

Type 1 diabetes: Releasing the 'insulin handbrake' could mak...

A Garvan-led research team has shown that a new therapeutic approach can enhance insulin secretion by the pancreas, and has the potential to improve islet cell transplants in individuals with type 1 diabetes

Sep 08, 2017 02:07 PM

Genetic profiling: the cancer game-changer

Across Australia, new initiatives seek to treat patients on the basis of their tumour's genetic information. This article was written by Jamie Walker and originally appeared in The Weekend Australian on August 26, 2017.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 07, 2017 10:48 PM

‘Partner in crime’ mutations work together to kickstart lymp...

Australian researchers have uncovered ‘extraordinary cooperation’ between two DNA mutations that are often found together in lymphomas and leukaemias. The findings help us understand how immune cells can ‘go rogue’, beha...

Sep 06, 2017 10:50 AM

Osteoporosis: major study identifies 150 new genetic sites t...

In the largest ever study of its kind, an international research team has identified over 150 new sites in the human genome that are linked to low bone mineral density and to an increased risk of fracture. The findings v...

Aug 31, 2017 01:20 PM

Professor Mark Febbraio: exercise is medicine

Garvan congratulates Professor Mark Febbraio, who has won the 2017 Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) Kellion Award. The award recognises an Australian researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to diabetes resea...

Aug 23, 2017 09:49 PM

Top-flight researchers gather for inaugural immunometabolism...

Leading researchers from across the world gathered in Fiji this month to explore the intersection of immunology and metabolism, and to uncover how the new field of immunometabolism can shed light on chronic disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 23, 2017 06:00 AM

Ground-breaking trial brings personalised treatments to thos...

Garvan's Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, launched today by The Hon. Brad Hazzard, uses genomic medicine to match therapies, prevention and screening methods with rare cancer patients based on their genetic information.

Aug 16, 2017 07:09 AM

Rare Cancers Australia sets new agenda for change

Garvan is proud to support Rare Solutions: A Time to Act, a new report released by Rare Cancers Australia that sets out a roadmap for change in the treatment and care of patients with rare cancer in Australia.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 04, 2017 01:00 AM

Top-to-toe MRI screen picks up early-stage cancers while sti...

A major study shows that whole-body MRI screening can identify previously undetected primary tumours throughout the body in people with high genetic risk of cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 03, 2017 09:55 PM

New single-cell tech to accelerate disease understanding

Together with the Weizmann Institute of Science, Garvan has officially opened the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics, the first of its kind in Australia.

Jul 28, 2017 06:32 AM

Done in 180 seconds: snappy science from Precinct PhD studen...

Eight PhD students entertained and informed their audience at the 2017 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis competition, held this week at Garvan.

Jul 27, 2017 03:29 PM

Garvan reaches 15,000 genomes

Garvan has now sequenced more than 15,000 whole genomes, a major milestone for the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) and Garvan’s wholly owned subsidiary, Genome.One.

Jul 26, 2017 01:43 PM

Spanning research and the clinic: top diabetes awards for Ga...

Three prestigious awards from the Australian Diabetes Society commend the outstanding achievements of Professors Mark Febbraio, Jerry Greenfield and Don Chisholm.

Jul 17, 2017 11:13 AM

John Mattick: Let’s invest in the scientists looking over ou...

In this opinion piece in The Australian, Garvan's Executive Director, Professor John Mattick AO FAA says Australia needs to invest in farsighted and trailblazing researchers.