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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...

Oct 29, 2018 03:50 PM

Fashion fights breast cancer: limited edition t-shirt raisin...

Australian fashion icon CUE have produced a limited edition 'Sweetheart' t-shirt to celebrate their 50th anniversary. $10 from the sale of each t-shirt, which retails for $75, will go directly to Garvan to support breast...

Oct 25, 2018 12:30 AM

What healthy looks like: Thousands-strong DNA database nears...

The Medical Genome Reference Bank, a database of the genetic information of 4000 healthy elderly Australians, is nearing completion.

Oct 24, 2018 04:40 PM

World-first study uncovers potential DNA secrets of prostate...

A new study is the first in the world to sequence the entire tumour DNA of African men with prostate cancer, revealing significant differences compared to the tumour DNA of those of non-Africans.

Oct 18, 2018 04:35 PM

Aussie sporting heroes share the Know Your Bones message

The inaugural ‘Know Your Bones’ Community Risk Report has today been launched at Parliament House, Canberra, by the Minister for Health, The Hon Greg Hunt MP, and the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Ho...

Oct 17, 2018 09:45 AM

Why you need to have a better understanding of your gut

With almost 2 in 3 Australian adults overweight or obese, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is significantly increasing in our nation.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 17, 2018 06:00 AM

DreamLab delivers a new way to make sense of cancer

Citizen science speeds up cancer research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 12, 2018 10:56 AM

Fat: a new player expands our definition of diabetes

A new study reveals that fat tissue may play a crucial role in the progression of diabetes, challenging long established notions about the root causes of this modern epidemic.

Oct 05, 2018 12:44 PM

MS Research Australia funding to spur single-cell research

Dr Dan Suan (Immunology Division) has been awarded an Incubator Grant from MS Research Australia to explore the population of immune cells that go ‘rogue’ and attack the brain in people with multiple sclerosis.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 05, 2018 06:05 AM

Reading the story of the developing human heart

Australian researchers have used human stem cells and single-cell sequencing to uncover the complex choreography of heart development

Oct 04, 2018 03:43 PM

Beauty Box gives back: exclusive gift box supporting breast ...

Estée Lauder Companies have released a limited edition 2018 Beauty Box which includes seven best sellers to raise money for the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. All profits from the sale of the boxes, which retail f...

Sep 28, 2018 03:17 PM

Some breast cancers have a pause button

A new finding from Garvan’s researchers raises hope we can press pause on the spread of tumours.

Sep 26, 2018 01:38 PM

Stanford cellular genomics expert spends time at Garvan

Professor Hanlee Ji spent two months at Garvan, exploring and developing a shared vision for the future of single-cell sequencing technology.

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.