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Dec 11, 2019 08:43 AM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received a total of $3.4 million in Ideas Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Nov 29, 2019 08:44 AM

New path forward for pancreatic cancer treatment

Garvan’s Dr Omid Faridani has received the 2019 Pathfinders Award for his work developing a device that may personalise pancreatic cancer treatment.

Nov 25, 2019 10:45 AM

Genomics education steps into virtual reality in ‘Cell Explo...

Virtual reality experience developed by a Garvan-led team allows users to explore the life inside a cell.

Nov 21, 2019 11:50 AM

Research funding for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

A/Prof Shane Grey and Dr Tatyana Chtanova have received research grants to develop new treatments for one of the most devastating cancers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 19, 2019 08:04 AM

Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss

Over six years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 19, 2019 07:57 AM

Combination treatment shows promise for pancreatic cancer

A potential treatment for pancreatic cancer shows promise in mice, reducing cancer spread by more than 60%.

Nov 08, 2019 03:34 PM

St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Grants for Garvan researchers...

Researchers from across the Institute have been awarded seven grants from the St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 30, 2019 06:00 AM

NSW Premier’s Prize honours epigenetics expert

Professor Susan Clark FAA, has been awarded the 2019 NSW Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Medical Biological Sciences.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 29, 2019 03:00 AM

The homeland of modern humans

A landmark study pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how past climate shifts drove their first migration.

Oct 18, 2019 10:04 AM

The big picture of a microscopic event

A step-by-step roadmap reveals the complex biological process of how cells copy their DNA.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 19, 2019 08:53 AM

Extinct human species gave modern humans an immunity boost

Garvan researchers have discovered a gene variant that sheds new light on how human immunity was fine-tuned through history.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 18, 2019 04:18 PM

Psoriasis drug target offers potential for osteosarcoma

Research reveals a new therapeutic target for the treatment of osteosarcoma.

Sep 02, 2019 03:09 PM

NHMRC Investigator Grants for Garvan researchers

The NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme will provide $8.5 million in funding to researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research over the next five years, in recognition of their outstanding track records in research....

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 13, 2019 08:48 AM

Osteoporosis drugs linked to reduced risk of premature death...

A large cohort study has revealed a common osteoporosis drug significantly decreases premature mortality risk, likely related to a reduction in bone loss.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 13, 2019 08:05 AM

Key to targeting the spread of pancreatic cancer

Targeting the tissue around pancreatic cancer cells may be the key to stopping their spread and improving chemotherapy outcomes.

Jul 18, 2019 08:39 PM

Clinical trial to test diabetes treatment for dementia

The Federal Government has awarded Professor Katherine Samaras a prestigious project grant to carry out critical dementia research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 17, 2019 08:22 AM

A genomic barcode tracker for immune cells

A new research method to pinpoint the immune cells that recognise cancer could significantly change how we treat the disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 12, 2019 08:26 AM

Ancient epigenetic changes silence cancer-linked genes

A study in zebrafish indicates that some genes linked to cancers in humans have been strictly regulated throughout evolution.

Jul 08, 2019 11:12 AM

Genomic ‘map’ reveals not all fat is equal

Garvan and CSIRO researchers have uncovered key differences underlying harmful and non-harmful fat.

Jun 24, 2019 12:12 PM

CIRCA solves rare disease mysteries by combining expertise

A team of researchers and medical professionals are looking to answers in DNA to improve the lives of patients with rare immune conditions.