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Jun 17, 2019 01:00 PM

How does cellular genomics work?

We have trillions of cells in our body – a single, individual cell can impact health and disease.

Jun 12, 2019 02:57 PM

The 2019 Garvan Researcher Awards

Congratulations to the seven researchers who were presented with awards or prizes at the 2019 Garvan Researcher Awards event.

Jun 11, 2019 05:17 PM

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Garvan’s Prof Ted Kraegen

Emeritus Professor Edward (Ted) Kraegen AO has been recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

May 22, 2019 12:17 PM

Professor Jonathan Sprent awarded prestigious Starzl Prize

Professor Jonathan Sprent has accepted the 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery & Immunology at an award ceremony at the University of Pittsburgh.

May 21, 2019 11:58 AM

Breast cancer funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers secured six Project Grants awarded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

May 17, 2019 08:06 AM

Garvan Innovation Manager selected as ‘Leader of Tomorrow’

Dr Mana Liao has been invited to help find solutions to the big questions facing the future of biotechnology.

May 17, 2019 08:03 AM

Day of Immunology: Garvan inspires students for STEMM

A group of high school students visited the Garvan Institute to hear about what a career in biomedical research has to offer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 26, 2019 08:31 AM

Researchers reveal key to targeting dormant cancer cells

Researchers have identified what keeps some cancer cells dormant – a finding which could uncover new approaches to preventing the spread of cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 26, 2019 08:19 AM

Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress

Australian researchers have discovered a new molecular pathway in the brain that triggers more weight gain in times of stress.

Apr 15, 2019 02:13 PM

Discovering the unknown

A Garvan-led research team called CIRCA is giving new hope to patients like Oscar, who are living with critical, rare immune conditions.

Apr 15, 2019 02:04 PM

One step closer

Launched at the end of January 2019, the Australian Parkinson’s Mission is a world-first program integrating clinical trials with biomarkers and genomics that aims to slow, stop and ultimately cure Parkinson’s disease, a...

Apr 09, 2019 08:16 AM

The journey of solving a rare immune condition

A series of research publications from A/Prof Elissa Deenick and Prof Stuart Tangye has unpicked an intricate network of the human immune system.

Apr 08, 2019 01:28 PM

Professor Stuart Tangye receives prestigious Presidential Aw...

Professor Stuart Tangye, Leader of Immunity and Inflammatory Diseases research at Garvan, has been awarded the Clinical Immunology Society’s 2019 Presidential Award.

Apr 01, 2019 04:30 PM

Making genomics teachable

A Garvan-Weizmann collaboration is upskilling science teachers to educate students about genomics.

Mar 29, 2019 09:38 AM

A driver of inflammation in a rare childhood condition

Australian scientists have uncovered part of the process that leads to ‘inflammatory flares’ in patients with a rare immune disorder.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 28, 2019 08:17 AM

A more accurate method to diagnose cancer subtypes

Garvan researchers have developed a method for detecting the products of ‘fusion’ genes in cancer cells more accurately than current clinical methods.

Mar 15, 2019 04:49 PM

Cancer Council NSW grants for innovative cancer research

Dr Thomas Cox and Professor Chris Ormandy have been awarded three-year Project Grants from Cancer Council NSW to explore innovative research projects in pancreatic and breast cancer respectively.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 14, 2019 07:56 AM

On-the-spot genome analysis

By fine-tuning how algorithms carve up DNA data, Garvan researchers have made it possible to do genomic analysis on a smartphone.

Mar 12, 2019 09:21 AM

Cancer DNA’s bad timing

The ‘mistakes’ in cancer DNA may be linked to not only how – but when – DNA is copied when cells divide.

Feb 27, 2019 04:00 AM

Stella's story

Thanks to the Garvan-led research program CIRCA, patients living with critical, rare immune conditions are receiving life-saving treatment.

Feb 20, 2019 08:15 AM

Virtual reality puts the spotlight on youth cancer

A new research project will allow patients and researchers to ‘see’ the drivers of cancer in virtual reality.