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 Lions Club Governors see firsthand the power of partnership with Garvan

Lions Club Governors see firsthand the power of partnership with Garvan

Jan 16, 2017 05:15 PM
Governors of Lions Australia have visited Garvan to learn more about the Lions Kids Cancer Genome Project, a $4 million collaborative project that will sequence the genomes of 400 Australian children with high-risk cancer.

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Garvan researchers awarded NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowships

Garvan researchers awarded NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowships

Dec 23, 2016 08:00 AM
Three of Garvan’s emerging research leaders – Drs Mark Cowley, Cindy Ma and Joanne Reed – have been awarded three-year Fellowships through the NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowship Scheme.

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International experts share insights into genomic healthcare at Australia’s first clinical genomics symposium

International experts share insights into genomic healthcare at Australia’s first clinical genomics symposium

Dec 20, 2016 04:05 PM
Garvan hosted international speakers Dr Stephen Kingsmore (Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego) and Dr Richard Scott (Genomics England) for the inaugural Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium on 19 and 20 November.

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Sir John Chisholm visits Garvan to discuss cooperation with England in genomic medicine

Sir John Chisholm visits Garvan to discuss cooperation with England in genomic medicine

Dec 20, 2016 11:43 AM
Garvan was pleased to host Sir John Chisholm FREng CEng FIEE, Executive Chairman of Genomics England, in November. During his visit, Sir John spoke about the UK’s 100,000 Genomes Project, and about how the rise of clinical genomics in the UK will change healthcare and the economy.

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Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread in mice

Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breast cancer spread in mice

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 19, 2016 04:00 AM
Garvan scientists have uncovered a new way to decrease the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead to a new combination therapy with the anti-metastasis drug dasatinib.

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Genomes of healthy older Australians to accelerate medical research in NSW and beyond

Genomes of healthy older Australians to accelerate medical research in NSW and beyond

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 16, 2016 09:00 AM
Information about the genome sequence of 1200 of Australia’s healthy older people has been made available to medical researchers worldwide, with the launch of the Medical Genome Reference Bank today by Garvan and NSW Health.

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International conferences beckon for Stuart Furler award-winners

International conferences beckon for Stuart Furler award-winners

Dec 14, 2016 09:52 AM
Garvan congratulates PhD students Claire Vennin and Ira Deveson, the 2016 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.

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New Centre for Research Excellence to transform diagnosis and management of severe neurocognitive disorders

New Centre for Research Excellence to transform diagnosis and management of severe neurocognitive disorders

Dec 05, 2016 09:54 PM
A new Centre for Research Excellence, which aims to transform diagnosis and management of severe intellectual disability (also known as neurocognitive disorders) through genomics, is to be established in Australia. The Centre is one of six clinical Centres of Research Excellence (CREs) to receive funding from the NHMRC.

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NHMRC: grants success for Garvan researchers

NHMRC: grants success for Garvan researchers

Dec 05, 2016 12:32 PM
Garvan researchers have received $16 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to support their research.

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Know Your Bones reaches milestone – and scoops national award

Know Your Bones reaches milestone – and scoops national award

Nov 29, 2016 12:52 PM
Know Your Bones, an online bone health self-assessment tool established by Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia, reached 50,000 website visits this month, and received a Highly Commended award at the prestigious National PRIA Golden Target awards.

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 Paspaley’s “Kimberley Bracelet” for cancer research

Paspaley’s “Kimberley Bracelet” for cancer research

Nov 25, 2016 05:14 PM
Paspaley recently released the “Kimberley Bracelet” to support Garvan’s cancer research. For each bracelet purchased, 25% of the purchase price is donated to a cancer research program at Garvan, with Paspaley customers choosing which area of cancer research to support.

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Dr Thomas Cox awarded JBC/Herbert Tabor Award

Dr Thomas Cox awarded JBC/Herbert Tabor Award

Nov 25, 2016 04:58 PM
Garvan congratulates Dr Thomas Cox (Cancer Division), who has been awarded the JBC/Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award at the Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (MBSANZ) conference this week.

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World Diabetes Day: Professor Mark Febbraio addresses Helmholtz Diabetes Centre researchers

World Diabetes Day: Professor Mark Febbraio addresses Helmholtz Diabetes Centre researchers

Nov 19, 2016 09:09 PM
Garvan’s Professor Mark Febbraio has given the Helmholtz Diabetes Centre Distinguished Lecture at the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Germany.

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DreamLab highly commended at Research Australia Awards

DreamLab highly commended at Research Australia Awards

Nov 17, 2016 10:05 AM
DreamLab app receives a highly commended acknowledgement for the inaugural Data Innovation Award at the annual Research Australia Awards.

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Die Another Day: how the immune system keeps ‘traitor cells’ in lockdown

Die Another Day: how the immune system keeps ‘traitor cells’ in lockdown

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 10, 2016 09:00 PM
Australian researchers have uncovered how our immune system strikes a balance between attacking invaders and leaving our own tissues alone – and, in the process, have solved a 50-year mystery surrounding the role of an enigmatic antibody.

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Garvan hosts leading international researchers for 8th Signalling Symposium

Garvan hosts leading international researchers for 8th Signalling Symposium

Nov 09, 2016 12:00 PM
The 8th Garvan Signalling Symposium, which attracts international experts to Garvan to discuss the latest advances in cell signalling research in health and disease, was held on 31 October and 1 November.

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Awareness of fifth most common cause of cancer related death in Australia is alarmingly low

Awareness of fifth most common cause of cancer related death in Australia is alarmingly low

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 08, 2016 12:00 AM
One of the highest mortality rates, no screening test and few treatment options. A breakthrough in pancreatic cancer is desperately needed.

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Garvan ‘Mo Bros’ for Movember

Garvan ‘Mo Bros’ for Movember

Nov 07, 2016 12:16 PM
Garvan researchers are showing support for Movember, the “hairiest month of the year”. The funds they raise through sponsorship will go to the Movember Foundation, which works to change the face of men’s health worldwide.

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Kidney disease: whole genome sequencing holds the key to cheaper, more accurate diagnosis

Kidney disease: whole genome sequencing holds the key to cheaper, more accurate diagnosis

Nov 04, 2016 08:00 AM
Research from Garvan and St Vincent’s Hospital has shown that whole genome sequencing has the potential to transform the diagnosis of a common inherited kidney disease.

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Inaugural Rebecca Wilson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research recipient announced

Inaugural Rebecca Wilson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research recipient announced

Nov 01, 2016 11:56 AM
Fellowship means one of Australia’s brightest research talents will return from US

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