Latest news

Filter by
Date
Jun 06, 2018 10:07 PM

Garvan-Weizmann partnership boosted by donation

The potential to uncover personalised treatments for disease has been significantly boosted by a major gift from Bob and Ruth Magid to the Garvan-Weizmann partnership.

Jun 01, 2018 11:08 AM

$200K turbo-boost to unlock secrets of high cancer risk in k...

A generous gift from NSW Parliamentary Lions and the NSW Department of Health will kickstart ‘Genome Power 2.0’: a research project at the Garvan Institute that asks why some children and young people are predisposed to...

May 24, 2018 04:15 PM

Garvan’s newest role as one of Franklin Women’s Academic Par...

Garvan cements its commitment to championing gender equity through a new partnership.

May 23, 2018 10:46 AM

Support for innovative breast cancer projects

Garvan congratulates Dr Simon Junankar and Dr Neil Portman who were awarded Breast Cancer Awards from Estee Lauder Companies at From The Breast Cancer Lab To You.

May 16, 2018 10:20 AM

Support for our outstanding young researchers

Garvan congratulates Drs Liz Caldon, Nenad Bartonicek, Michelle McDonald, Maria Findeisen and Nathan Zammit who were all announced as the research award-winners at Garvan’s Annual Update.

May 09, 2018 11:54 AM

The genome test that gave Alan a future

Alan's mysterious immune disorder was threatening his life – until his DNA sequence gave doctors the clues they needed to trial a new treatment. This article was written by Jamie Walker and originally appeared in the Wee...

MEDIA RELEASE: May 09, 2018 09:53 AM

BUDGET 2018: A new national genomics mission for Australia

Garvan welcomes the announcement, in the newly released Federal Budget, of a new $500M genomics mission for Australia. The new mission seeks to save or transform the lives of more than 200,000 Australians through researc...

MEDIA RELEASE: May 04, 2018 11:51 PM

Garvan Report: Genomics is disrupting the healthcare sector

A landmark report, launched today by Garvan and Barlow Advisory, unveils wide-ranging clinical and commercial impacts of low-cost DNA sequencing and analysis.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 02, 2018 06:30 AM

Revealed: the ‘city’ of cells supporting prostate tumours

A study led by researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has shed light on the cells that surround and support prostate tumours.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Found: a new form of DNA in our cells

Scientists have tracked down an elusive ‘tangled knot’ of DNA

Apr 24, 2018 06:00 AM

Microsoft cloud computing grant to support Garvan’s genomic ...

Microsoft is to support the development of Garvan’s Genetic Index, through an Azure high performance computing grant.

Apr 17, 2018 07:42 PM

New precision cancer medicine project for Garvan and Genome....

Garvan and Genome.One are set to develop a new genomic profiling test for tumours, along with a national platform to match cancer patients to precision medicine clinical trials, thanks to a major grant from the Federal G...

Apr 03, 2018 01:30 PM

How to read DNA in real time

A future where our researchers and clinicians can watch DNA and RNA as it is sequenced – and even interact with the experiments while they are running – is not so far away.

Mar 28, 2018 02:00 PM

Cancer Council funding drives new Garvan research

Three Garvan scientists will be taking their research on breast, prostate and pancreatic cancer to new heights, thanks to funding from Cancer Council NSW.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 21, 2018 01:00 AM

Visionary researcher Chris Goodnow to take the helm at Garva...

Professor Chris Goodnow, who will succeed Professor John Mattick as Garvan's Executive Director, is one of Australia's most outstanding scientists and an internationally recognised expert in the immune system.

Mar 11, 2018 10:00 AM

Major funding boost for prostate cancer in NSW

A new $3.75 million collaborative project aims to accelerate personalised approaches to prostate cancer treatment – and is part of a total package of $12 million awarded to cancer researchers at Garvan and across NSW.

Feb 27, 2018 04:12 PM

Garvan researchers make a splash at the Lorne Genome Confere...

Garvan congratulates four scientists who received awards at the 2018 Lorne Genome Conference 2018 for their research into cancer, chemotherapy resistance, epigenetics and genomic technology.

Feb 21, 2018 08:58 AM

DreamLab users complete Project Decode

Thanks to 122,000 users, the DreamLab app has achieved an exciting milestone; Project Decode has reached 100% complete.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM

New app delivers practical support

CanDo is designed to make it easier to ask for and accept help when living with a serious illness.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 08, 2018 12:44 PM

Setting their sights on cancer relapse

An Australian-led team has been shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge Award: the world's most ambitious cancer research grant.

Feb 05, 2018 01:01 PM

John Mattick: Four ways precision medicine is making a diffe...

Precision medicine is fast becoming a reality – making it possible to analyse an individual’s genetic makeup and to use that information to select the best treatments. In this article, first published in The Conversation...