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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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 23, 2020 09:01 PM

Researchers uncover the genomics of health

A DNA database of thousands of healthy older Australians is set to change how we determine which genes underpin disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 17, 2020 08:57 AM

Hormone resistance in breast cancer linked to DNA ‘rewiring’...

Garvan researchers have revealed changes to the 3D arrangement of DNA linked to treatment resistance in ER+ breast cancer.

Jan 08, 2020 08:36 AM

Study shines light on how DNA keeps its 3D shape

A protein that maintains DNA’s 3D arrangement may be central to the health of human cells.

Dec 19, 2019 11:09 AM

Research reveals new drug target for autoimmune disease

A newly identified immune pathway could be altered with existing medication to treat autoimmune disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 12, 2019 12:04 PM

A way to ‘fingerprint’ human cells

Researchers have developed a method that allows them to identify single cells with a unique genomic profile from a tissue sample.

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.