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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 11, 2018 03:14 PM

Introducing neurogenomics expert Dr Robert Weatheritt

Dr Robert Weatheritt, head of the Neurotranscriptomics laboratory at the Garvan Institute and EMBL Australia Group Leader is unravelling the complexity of the human brain and uncovering what happens when it goes wrong.

Dec 04, 2018 01:48 PM

Hope grows: finding the cause of autoimmune disease

Type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis... all caused by the same disease process – autoimmunity. Garvan’s revolutionary Hope Research project is looking for the root cause.

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.

Dec 04, 2018 11:16 AM

How do you mend an injured heart?

Hearts can’t fix themselves. But we’ve uncovered a huge amount of previously hidden information that may teach the heart to repair itself.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 03, 2018 09:22 AM

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

World-first trial by Australian researchers

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 30, 2018 03:09 PM

Australian Clinical Labs to partner with Garvan and grow cli...

Australian Clinical Labs and Garvan have reached an agreement to form a new partnership focused on growing clinical genomic capabilities and increasing community access that drives the development of precision medicine i...

Nov 30, 2018 07:56 AM

Physician e-learning module created to help integrate genomi...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is lauching a new electronic learning module to help bring genomics to the clinic.

Nov 27, 2018 05:11 PM

Professor Jerry Greenfield receives prestigious award

Garvan congratulates Professor Jerry Greenfield on receiving a Millennium Award from Diabetes Australia to support an innovative clinical study in type 1 diabetes.

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.