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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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 03, 2018 09:22 AM

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

World-first trial by Australian researchers

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 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 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 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.

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.