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MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 12, 2019 03:00 AM

A new pattern of DNA tags points to a ‘seed’ for cancer

A close-up view of the two meters of DNA inside prostate cancer cells has uncovered new clues about how normal cells turn cancerous.

Feb 11, 2019 12:00 PM

Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships: recognition for Garvan res...

Six new Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships have been awarded to Garvan researchers to support various projects into innovative cancer treatment research.

Feb 05, 2019 10:00 AM

Inside the labs: Dr Venessa Chin

Dr Venessa Chin is using cellular genomics, or single cell sequencing, to better determine which lung cancer patients will respond best to immunotherapy.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 30, 2019 10:00 AM

Australian Parkinson’s Mission integrates breakthrough genom...

The Australian Parkinson’s Mission, an innovative program combining clinical trials with genomics research for people with Parkinson’s, has received $30 million in Federal Government funding, the most significant investm...

Dec 22, 2018 07:00 AM

The molecule at the centre of tuberculosis immunity

The key to better tuberculosis prevention – and to improving the odds for millions of patients globally – could lie in simply boosting the body’s natural levels of a small molecule.

Dec 21, 2018 10:58 AM

‘Tis the season to indulge – but what does it mean for our b...

With the holiday season right around the corner, most of us will be looking forward to coming together with family and friends to celebrate.

Dec 12, 2018 09:08 AM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Announced today, Garvan researchers have received a total of $6.6 million in Project Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Dec 11, 2018 03:14 PM

Introducing neurogenomics expert Dr Robert Weatheritt

Dr Robert Weatheritt, head of the Neurotranscriptomics laboratory at the Garvan Institute and EMBL Australia Group Leader is unravelling the complexity of the human brain and uncovering what happens when it goes wrong.

Dec 04, 2018 01:48 PM

Hope grows: finding the cause of autoimmune disease

Type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis... all caused by the same disease process – autoimmunity. Garvan’s revolutionary Hope Research project is looking for the root cause.

Dec 04, 2018 11:45 AM

Living proof of the power of genomic testing

If Ellie had been diagnosed two years earlier, she would have died. But the Zero Childhood Cancer trial and generous Lions support mean Ellie’s story has a happy ending.

Dec 04, 2018 11:16 AM

How do you mend an injured heart?

Hearts can’t fix themselves. But we’ve uncovered a huge amount of previously hidden information that may teach the heart to repair itself.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 03, 2018 09:22 AM

Blood test could predict if chemotherapy will work for advan...

World-first trial by Australian researchers

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 30, 2018 03:09 PM

Australian Clinical Labs to partner with Garvan and grow cli...

Australian Clinical Labs and Garvan have reached an agreement to form a new partnership focused on growing clinical genomic capabilities and increasing community access that drives the development of precision medicine i...

Nov 30, 2018 07:56 AM

Physician e-learning module created to help integrate genomi...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is lauching a new electronic learning module to help bring genomics to the clinic.

Nov 27, 2018 05:11 PM

Professor Jerry Greenfield receives prestigious award

Garvan congratulates Professor Jerry Greenfield on receiving a Millennium Award from Diabetes Australia to support an innovative clinical study in type 1 diabetes.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 22, 2018 06:46 AM

Beyond the code: Early marine animal reveals the ancient his...

A DNA deep-dive uncovers first-ever evidence of advanced DNA regulation in invertebrates.

Nov 15, 2018 09:30 AM

Pilot grant to tackle pancreatic cancer

Post-doctoral fellow Dr David Herrmann from Garvan’s Cancer Division will work on a new approach to inhibiting one of Australia’s most deadly cancers.

Nov 10, 2018 11:02 AM

Turning up the heat: Could a brain switch jumpstart ‘brown f...

A newly identified brain pathway could be the key to activating more brown fat, and burning excess energy before it turns into harmful fat.

Nov 01, 2018 09:41 AM

New cellular genomics institute launches

The Garvan-led UNSW Cellular Genomics Futures Institute is set to accelerate research in cellular genomics and single-cell sequencing – and to uncover new targets and treatments for disease.

Oct 31, 2018 08:17 AM

Healthy ageing key focus for fellowship recipient Dr Andy Ph...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research congratulates Dr Andy Philp who has been awarded the Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship, generously provided by The Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation.

Oct 30, 2018 05:39 PM

Personal DNA tests in the spotlight

More and more, Australians are ordering personal DNA tests – whether to uncover ancestry, assess fitness, seek information about optimal nutrition or understand their risk of certain diseases. Ordering a test can have wi...