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MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 24, 2020 05:53 AM

Metformin treatment linked to slowed cognitive decline

A six-year study of older Australians with type 2 diabetes has uncovered a link between metformin use, slower cognitive decline and lower dementia rates.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 17, 2020 06:01 AM

Parkinson’s trigger in focus for new international research ...

A three-year grant from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s initiative will support the most in-depth look at the cellular mechanisms that lead to Parkinson’s disease to date.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 25, 2020 08:23 AM

Flexible targets help immune system make finely-tuned antibo...

An in-depth Garvan study of how the immune system generates effective antibodies provides new insights for vaccine design.

Aug 18, 2020 05:03 PM

Genomics data to enable critical brain and mitochondrial res...

A Garvan-developed platform is providing researchers access to genomic data that will help drive discoveries in severe mitochondrial and brain disorders.

Aug 14, 2020 11:19 AM

Study guides next generation of advanced ER+ breast cancer t...

A new combination approach could improve how we treat advanced ER+ breast cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 14, 2020 07:05 AM

Breast cancer ‘ecosystem’ reveals possible new targets for t...

Garvan researchers have used cellular genomics to uncover promising therapy targets for triple negative breast cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 10, 2020 08:30 AM

Researchers target immune system to treat rare cancer

Michael had suffered from mysterious medical symptoms his entire life. He received a life-changing treatment following a genetic diagnosis through the Garvan-led CIRCA program.

Jul 31, 2020 04:32 PM

Key to treating COVID-19 will be found in our DNA

By Professor Chris Goodnow FAA FRS and first published in The Australian, 31 July 2020.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 25, 2020 06:20 AM

Inflammatory disease in focus for fellowship recipient Dr Ow...

Dr Owen Siggs has been awarded a prestigious 8-year fellowship to carry out crucial inflammatory disease research at the Garvan Institute.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 09, 2020 06:03 PM

Precision approach for lung adenocarcinoma

Garvan researchers have revealed a way to potentially improve the efficacy of a common cancer treatment in lung adenocarcinoma patients.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 05, 2020 06:34 AM

Revealed: how cancer develops resistance to treatment

Garvan researchers reveal the tactic that cancer cells use to adapt and evade treatment.

Jun 03, 2020 02:46 PM

Federal support for Garvan COVID-19 research

Garvan’s urgent COVID-19 research has been awarded $590,000 in Government funding.

May 22, 2020 09:13 AM

NHMRC Investigator Grants for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers will receive a total of $4.8 million in Investigator Grant funding through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), for projects beginning in 2021.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 21, 2020 10:02 AM

Gene sequencing guides girl’s life-changing arthritis treatm...

Whole genome sequencing at Garvan guided targeted therapy for a child with a severe autoimmune condition.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 30, 2020 01:00 AM

Professor John Shine AC elected as Fellow of the Royal Socie...

For his scientific leadership and pioneering research in molecular genetics Garvan’s Professor John Shine AC, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society.

Apr 07, 2020 03:12 PM

Estée Lauder Award for novel breast cancer research project

Garvan congratulates PhD student Sarah Alexandrou who was awarded the annual Breast Cancer Award from Estée Lauder Companies.

Mar 13, 2020 08:25 AM

Cancer Council funding for Garvan research

Four Garvan scientists will pioneer world-leading research on breast, pancreatic and bone cancer, thanks to funding from Cancer Council NSW.

Mar 12, 2020 08:38 AM

Research excellence acknowledged for Professor Stuart Tangye...

Professor Stuart Tangye has been awarded the 2019 NHMRC Peter Doherty Investigator Grant Award.

Feb 24, 2020 11:29 AM

Dr Venessa Chin receives Lung Foundation fellowship

Garvan’s Dr Venessa Chin has received a two-year Lung Foundation fellowship to undertake research to change the management of lung cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 14, 2020 08:17 AM

Research pinpoints rogue cells at root of autoimmune disease...

Breakthrough cellular genomics technology has allowed Garvan and UNSW Sydney researchers to reveal genetic mutations causing rogue behaviour in the cells that cause autoimmune disease.

Feb 06, 2020 08:01 AM

Garvan contributes to global cancer genome ‘map’

A Garvan pancreatic cancer research initiative has contributed to the most comprehensive study of cancer genomes to date.