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Sep 17, 2018 04:46 PM

Finding the path to personalised medicine in lung cancer

Garvan’s Dr Venessa Chin will be exploring new ways to match therapies to lung cancer patients, thanks to support from Pathfinders – a Sydney-based collective group with a mission to support cancer research at Garvan.

Sep 17, 2018 04:35 PM

Seave: clinical genome filtering platform now available worl...

Researchers at Garvan have developed Seave: an online filtering tool that helps uncover which DNA changes in a person’s genome are causing disease – and which are likely to be ‘background noise’.

Sep 10, 2018 08:50 AM

Supporting medical research to benefit future generations

To mark the beginning of Include a Charity Week, we're sharing the story of Gabriel and Joan Farago, our generous and visionary Partners For The Future.

Sep 03, 2018 05:27 PM

Gene-hunters make sense of a new immune disease

In an international quest for answers, Australian, French and American researchers have pulled back the curtain on a rare and mysterious disease – and exposed a new gene that can wreak havoc on the body’s defences. The t...

Sep 02, 2018 07:56 AM

Ellie’s story: from intensive care to the playground

For little Ellie and her family, a cancer diagnosis came out of the blue when she was just eleven months old. Now Ellie has just turned two – and she’s an active, boisterous toddler. Her story underscores the power of th...

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 28, 2018 08:18 AM

Breast cancer breakthrough: some tumours can stop their own ...

New findings from Australian and American researchers raise hope of living with advanced breast cancer – instead of dying from it.

Aug 24, 2018 10:55 AM

Joseph Powell: making a difference through cellular genomics...

Medical researcher, mountain runner, single-cell pioneer, father: Associate Professor Joseph Powell wears many hats. Now, he has joined Garvan as the Head of the Garvan-Weizmann Centre of Cellular Genomics, and as head o...

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 23, 2018 06:30 AM

New 'micro-organ' was hiding in plain sight

For the first time in decades, researchers have identified a new anatomical structure within the immune system – and they say it’s an important step towards understanding how to make better vaccines.

Aug 16, 2018 11:00 AM

Ask Garvan: a genomic test for prostate cancer

“How far off is a genomic test for prostate cancer and how will it change my treatment options?”

Aug 15, 2018 03:10 PM

NHMRC Fellowships: recognition and support for Garvan resear...

Eight new NHMRC fellowships have this week been awarded to Garvan researchers, in recognition of their outstanding research into cancer and cancer epigenetics, antibody therapies, immunology, and neurodegenerative diseas...

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 10, 2018 11:00 AM

Breast cancers enlist the help of normal cells to help them ...

Australian researchers identify a promising potential treatment for breast cancer – which targets non-cancerous cells within breast tumours, instead of the cancer itself

Aug 05, 2018 11:19 PM

Calming the troubled seas of microscopy

A new open-source software tool – known as Galene – is set to transform how we look at cells, in sickness and in health.

Aug 02, 2018 03:30 PM

Your microbiome and prediabetes: trust your gut

Dr Dorit Samocha-Bonet is discovering how your microbiome could hold the key to blood sugar regulation.

Jul 31, 2018 04:28 PM

Theatre and science come together to boost littlies in STEM

What do you get when a leading medical research institute and an internationally acclaimed theatre company work together? World-leading STEM resources!

Jul 30, 2018 03:30 PM

Seeing cancer cells inside living tissue

This image sequence shows a biosensor made from the tiny fluorescent probes of jellyfish.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 30, 2018 01:16 PM

My Health Record is an important step towards a healthier fu...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research considers that My Health Record will enhance patient care and help transform medical research.

Jul 26, 2018 04:00 PM

The bone-brain-hormone connection

By combining their  areas of expertise, two of our researchers made  a breakthrough discovery about  the risk of devastating bone decline from invasive gastric surgery.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 26, 2018 09:15 AM

Turbo-charging chemotherapy for lung cancer

Australian researchers discover a ‘two birds, one stone’ approach to overcome chemotherapy resistance and prevent kidney damage

Jul 25, 2018 02:13 PM

Trials for young adults with cancer to receive huge funding ...

The Australian Young Cancer Patient Clinical Trials initiative has been granted $3.2 million by the Federal Government for four ground-breaking clinical trials, including the Garvan-led Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 24, 2018 11:13 PM

A better test for heart disease in high-risk families

Researchers from Garvan and the Victor Chang are harnessing the power of DNA to detect the deadly heart disease dilated cardiomyopathy – long before symptoms arise.

Jul 20, 2018 02:03 PM

Oz Single Cells 18: on the cutting edge of single cell genom...

Single cell scientists from across Australia gathered at Garvan for the second conference of the Australian Cellular Panomics Consortium (ACPC) to discuss, share and learn about the latest innovations in single cell rese...