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Feb 21, 2018 08:58 AM

DreamLab users complete Project Decode

Thanks to 122,000 users, the DreamLab app has achieved an exciting milestone; Project Decode has reached 100% complete.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM

New app delivers practical support

CanDo is designed to make it easier to ask for and accept help when living with a serious illness.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 08, 2018 12:44 PM

Setting their sights on cancer relapse

An Australian-led team has been shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge Award: the world's most ambitious cancer research grant.

Feb 05, 2018 01:01 PM

John Mattick: Four ways precision medicine is making a diffe...

Precision medicine is fast becoming a reality – making it possible to analyse an individual’s genetic makeup and to use that information to select the best treatments. In this article, first published in The Conversation...

Feb 02, 2018 05:30 PM

Funding needed for rare cancer treatment and research

Professor David Thomas, Head of Garvan’s Cancer Division and leader of the Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, recently spoke about the state of funding for those with rare cancer.

Feb 01, 2018 01:00 PM

Enabling faster genetic diagnosis for critically ill infants...

Critically unwell Australian babies and children with suspected genetic conditions will undergo rapid genomic testing to help guide their diagnosis and care as part of an Australia-first study, involving Garvan and its w...

Jan 26, 2018 06:29 AM

Australia Day Award for Garvan’s Dunia Alarkawi

Garvan researcher Dunia Alarkawi’s outstanding accomplishments have been acknowledged with an Australia Day Award from the National Council of Women of NSW.

Jan 22, 2018 09:00 PM

Key support for Garvan’s cancer research in 2018 and beyond

Garvan researchers are thrilled to be among the recipients of grants in recently announced funding schemes from the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Cancer Australia. The funding will provide crucial support for a n...

Jan 12, 2018 02:20 PM

Rising star Claire Vennin wins 2017 Garvan Thesis Prize

Congratulations to researcher Dr Claire Vennin, who was awarded the 2017 Garvan Thesis Prize for her exceptional achievements during her PhD studies.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 10, 2018 06:15 AM

When we exercise, our muscles and other organs communicate v...

Garvan researchers have shown, for the first time, that exercise allows the body’s tissues to communicate with each other using tiny protein-filled packages known as vesicles.

Dec 22, 2017 07:15 AM

Sheep cells provide clues to immunity

Garvan researchers have shed new light on the ‘danger signals’ that spur the immune system to attack invaders. The findings open the door to further research into improving vaccination methods and understanding and reduc...

Dec 20, 2017 11:40 PM

International Fellow Symposium 2017: Immunogenomics on the a...

Immune disorders, and the genomic changes that underpin them, were explored in detail at Garvan’s 2017 International Fellow Symposium – the highlight of the Institute’s annual scientific calendar.

Dec 14, 2017 05:30 PM

Rare cancer patients in ACT gain local access to Garvan’s cl...

The Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, led by Garvan’s Professor David Thomas, will be expanded to the Canberra Region Cancer Centre.

Dec 08, 2017 05:09 PM

Advancing practice and strengthening the genomics community ...

More than 170 delegates from the healthcare and genomics community attended the second Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium (AACGS) on 17 to 18 November to hear from national and international thought leaders an...

Dec 06, 2017 04:49 PM

Rogue cells and more: 19 Garvan projects attract NHMRC fundi...

A project to track down ‘rogue’ cells in the blood of people with autoimmune disease is one of 19 Garvan research projects to be funded by NHMRC in its latest funding round. Announced today, the Project Grants total $13....

Dec 06, 2017 10:34 AM

Travel awards honour Garvan researcher and support PhD stude...

Garvan congratulates PhD students Simon Hardwick and Deborah Burnett, the 2017 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.

Dec 04, 2017 03:07 PM

Reading DNA in real time: Garvan’s new long-read sequencing ...

Garvan has added nanopore sequencing to its toolbox of systems to analyse human genomes, opening up new possibilities for research and deeper insights into the genetics of health and disease.

Nov 30, 2017 03:06 PM

Pathfinders award shines a light on DNA packaging in cancer

Qian Du and Katherine Giles (Genomics and Epigenetics Division) will be developing a new way to look at DNA packaging in cancer cells, thanks to a grant from Sydney-based collective giving group, Pathfinders.

Nov 30, 2017 08:15 AM

Professor John Mattick becomes ATSE Fellow

Garvan’s Executive Director, Professor John Mattick AO FAA FAHMS FTSE, has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Nov 29, 2017 01:39 PM

Senate report a boost for research into low survival cancers...

Garvan welcomes the Senate Select Committee report into Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates, tabled this week in Parliament.

Nov 23, 2017 09:37 AM

Small but mighty: the tiny molecules that regulate cancer ce...

A Garvan-led research team has performed the largest ever study of how ‘microRNAs’ function in cancer cells. Hundreds of these tiny molecules play an important role in whether cancer cells live or die, the researchers fo...