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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.

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...

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 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.

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...

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...

Jul 18, 2018 12:34 PM

Bringing genomic cancer medicine home

Major funding boost means rare cancer patients can access precision medicine trials in their home state

Jul 17, 2018 04:00 PM

Zero Childhood Cancer boosted by government funding

It’s a landmark day for children’s brain cancer, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing $5 million in funding for the Zero Childhood Cancer program, led by Children’s Cancer Institute and the Kids Cancer Centre ...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 30, 2018 06:55 PM

Deciphering dangerous messages from fat

We all carry a certain amount of fat – but did you know that fat sends messages to the immune system that can affect our risk of diabetes and other diseases? Researchers from Garvan and the Baker Institute are making sen...

Jun 25, 2018 09:50 AM

Prestigious new scholarships for PhD projects at Garvan

Calling all prospective PhD students! Applications are now open for four PhD projects, spanning our Cancer, Immunology and Bone Biology divisions, all of which are eligible for award of a lucrative UNSW Scientia PhD scho...