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Aug 16, 2017 07:09 AM

Rare Cancers Australia sets new agenda for change

Garvan is proud to support Rare Solutions: A Time to Act, a new report released by Rare Cancers Australia that sets out a roadmap for change in the treatment and care of patients with rare cancer in Australia.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 04, 2017 01:00 AM

Top-to-toe MRI screen picks up early-stage cancers while sti...

A major study shows that whole-body MRI screening can identify previously undetected primary tumours throughout the body in people with high genetic risk of cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 03, 2017 09:55 PM

New single-cell tech to accelerate disease understanding

Together with the Weizmann Institute of Science, Garvan has officially opened the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics, the first of its kind in Australia.

Jul 28, 2017 06:32 AM

Done in 180 seconds: snappy science from Precinct PhD studen...

Eight PhD students entertained and informed their audience at the 2017 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis competition, held this week at Garvan.

Jul 27, 2017 03:29 PM

Garvan reaches 15,000 genomes

Garvan has now sequenced more than 15,000 whole genomes, a major milestone for the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) and Garvan’s wholly owned subsidiary, Genome.One.

Jul 26, 2017 01:43 PM

Spanning research and the clinic: top diabetes awards for Ga...

Three prestigious awards from the Australian Diabetes Society commend the outstanding achievements of Professors Mark Febbraio, Jerry Greenfield and Don Chisholm.

Jul 17, 2017 11:13 AM

John Mattick: Let’s invest in the scientists looking over ou...

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

We inherit more than DNA: the extra blueprint layer we can’t...

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

Genomics at Garvan and Genome.One highlighted on ABC

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

Interleukin-2: releasing an immune system brake to attack tu...

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 abou...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 30, 2017 05:00 AM

Promising new therapeutic approach rebuilds and strengthens ...

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

Supporting a new mentoring program for women in health and m...

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

Success for Garvan researchers at key bone biology conferenc...

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 news: Australia’s first whole genome and health ...

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 joins the EMBL Australia family

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

Professor Tuan Nguyen receives UNSW Sydney’s highest academi...

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 Instit...

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

When one becomes two: an intricate new roadmap for cell divi...

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

A year of Know Your Bones

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

Breakthrough in reptile temperature sex-swap research

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...

Jun 13, 2017 01:00 AM

“We’re seeing things we’ve never seen before”: peering deepe...

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 ma...