Jul 17, 2017 11:13 AM
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.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 14, 2017 04:00 AM
An international study has provided compelling evidence that we inherit more than a DNA blueprint from our mothers and fathers – we also inherit vital instructions on how to use that blueprint.
Jul 07, 2017 11:40 AM
This week’s episode of ‘Ask the Doctor’ – which explored the role of genomics in medicine – focused on the work of Garvan and its wholly owned subsidiary Genome.One.
Jul 07, 2017 11:10 AM
Researchers from Garvan’s Immunology Division have been exploring ways to make interleukin-2 immunotherapy less toxic and more effective against cancer. In doing so, the team has uncovered surprising new information about how to boost the antitumour activity of interleukin-2 molecules.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 30, 2017 05:00 AM
Garvan researchers demonstrate that a new therapeutic approach increases bone strength and resistance to fractures in multiple myeloma bone disease
Jun 29, 2017 11:01 AM
Garvan researchers are taking part – both as mentees and mentors – in a new mentoring program for women in health and medical research, launched on Thursday (June 22nd) by Franklin Women.
Jun 27, 2017 02:51 PM
Garvan congratulates Bone Biology Division researchers Dr Michelle McDonald, Scott Youlten, Thao Ho-Le and Dr Weiwen Chen, all of whom received awards at last week’s ANZBMS-IFMRS conference.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 20, 2017 12:00 AM
Genome.One has today launched Australia's first clinical service that combines whole genome sequencing with a comprehensive health assessment to enable a more precise approach to managing health.
Jun 19, 2017 10:39 PM
Garvan is to become a member of the EMBL Australia Partner Laboratory Network. The news was announced at Garvan this month during the first EMBL Alumni event to be held in Australia.
Jun 19, 2017 10:26 AM
Garvan warmly congratulates Professor Tuan Nguyen, who has been awarded a Doctor of Science degree from UNSW Sydney.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 19, 2017 05:00 AM
In the first Neglected Cancers Awareness Week, Garvan Institute calls for improved outcomes for those affected by neglected cancers.
Jun 16, 2017 09:00 PM
Dr Andrew Burgess and Professor Sean O’Donoghue have brought Garvan and CSIRO researchers and biodata visualisation specialists together to produce an interactive graphical representation of how a cell divides.
Jun 16, 2017 12:22 PM
On this, the first anniversary of Know Your Bones, Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia celebrate over 75,000 visits to the online bone health assessment tool.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 15, 2017 04:00 AM
Researchers from the University of Canberra, Garvan, La Trobe University and CSIRO may have solved the 50-year mystery of how temperature affects sex determination in reptiles. The team studied Australia's bearded dragon lizard, and uncovered a crucial gene-processing quirk that is seen only sex-reversed female lizards.
Jun 13, 2017 01:00 AM
University of Copenhagen researchers – including Dr Thomas Cox, who now leads a group in Garvan’s Cancer Division – have developed an intuitive new way to dissolve cells away from tissues and tumours. The new approach makes it possible to view the extracellular matrix that surrounds cells in unprecedented detail.
Jun 12, 2017 11:10 AM
Garvan warmly congratulates Professor John Shine AO FAA, who has today been made a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 07, 2017 04:21 PM
Garvan, CSIRO, and The University of Sydney have proudly joined forces to deliver the VIZBI series of events, held as part of Vivid Sydney during June 2017.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 07, 2017 12:30 AM
Sydney-based health information company Genome.One®, backed by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has secured a new partnership for its pioneering health information technology with one of the biggest health systems in the United States, Sanford Health.
MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 05, 2017 04:20 PM
'VizbiPlus: Bridging science with art, design and animation' is an entertaining and stimulating soiree to be held at the Vivid Ideas Exchange at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, from 5pm-7pm on Monday 12 June 2017.
MEDIA RELEASE: May 16, 2017 10:42 PM
‘Tumour-trained’ immune cells – which have the potential to kill cancer cells – have been seen moving from one tumour to another for the first time. The new findings, which were uncovered by scientists at Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research, shed light on how immune therapies for cancer might work, and suggest new approaches to developing anti-cancer immune therapies.