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MEDIA RELEASE: May 11, 2021 07:56 PM

Boosting body heat production: a new approach for treating o...

Targeting a heat production ‘brake’ on fat tissues may be a safer way to treat obesity than current medication.

May 11, 2021 08:06 AM

New funding to progress breast cancer research

The National Breast Cancer Foundation has awarded five research grants to Garvan researchers.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 06, 2021 08:37 AM

New map reveals genes that control the skeleton

Researchers have mapped the gene activity of osteocytes to improve their understanding of skeletal disease.

Apr 21, 2021 03:05 PM

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function

New study points to ways to maintain healthy muscles in older people.

Apr 15, 2021 07:54 AM

How antibodies make the switch to better immunity

Garvan researchers have discovered how the body selects antibodies that not only latch tightly on to foreign targets, but that can help destroy them, too.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 14, 2021 08:00 AM

Inflammation a key to targeting pregnancy-associated breast ...

Targeting the tumour environment may help improve treatments for breast cancers affecting pregnant women and young mothers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 13, 2021 07:58 AM

Cancer DNA blood tests validated by international research t...

Researchers have independently validated industry-leading blood tests that can detect the DNA released by tumours.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 26, 2021 07:15 AM

World-first clinical trial targets immune molecule IL23 as p...

Sydney researchers are testing whether an existing medication could be repurposed to treat sarcoma.

Mar 11, 2021 08:14 AM

Australian Academy of Science honours Prof Joseph Powell

Garvan’s Prof Joseph Powell has received the Ruth Stephens Gani Medal for his research harnessing the genomic information of individual cells to drive new medical approaches.

Mar 08, 2021 06:37 PM

Study shows vast potential of genomics-driven medicine appro...

Using cellular genomics, Garvan-led researchers have uncovered new links between DNA variants and cell gene activity.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 26, 2021 07:40 AM

New type of bone cell could reveal targets for osteoporosis ...

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 25, 2021 08:06 AM

Pancreatic cancer clinical trial program to target genome an...

Garvan and UNSW Sydney researchers will establish and lead an innovative pancreatic cancer clinical trial program, thanks to a $3.75 million grant from the Cancer Institute NSW.

Feb 24, 2021 09:40 AM

Westpac names Garvan PhD student as Future Leader

Garvan PhD student Monica Phimmachanh receives a highly competitive Future Leaders scholarship.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 09, 2021 07:00 PM

A ‘skeletal age’ calculator to predict bone fracture risk

Garvan researchers have developed a model to predict the biological age of bones that may improve the management of osteoporotic fractures.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 01, 2021 01:48 PM

Inherited immune condition reversed by random DNA change

Researchers have revealed how a rare DNA change rebalanced the immune system of patients with a life-threatening genetic immunodeficiency.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 19, 2021 08:34 AM

New discovery in breast cancer treatment

Dec 18, 2020 03:06 PM

Lifetime Achievement Award for Prof Lesley Campbell AM

Endocrinologist and researcher Prof Lesley Campbell AM has received the prestigious Australian Diabetes Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dec 15, 2020 12:01 PM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received a total of $5.8 million in Ideas Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 10, 2020 07:47 AM

Sydney researchers develop rapid genomics strategy to trace ...

A team of leading Sydney researchers is pioneering the use of a fast genomic sequencing technology to help determine the source of hard-to-trace coronavirus cases.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 04, 2020 11:12 AM

New DNA modification ‘signature’ discovered in zebrafish

Researchers have revealed a previously unknown DNA modification in zebrafish – one of human’s distant evolutionary cousins.

Dec 03, 2020 12:08 PM

Clinical guidance for two rare immune conditions revealed

A global clinical analysis has revealed 95% of children with two rare inborn immune conditions were effectively treated for lymphoma, when therapy occurred early.