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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.

Oct 05, 2018 12:44 PM

MS Research Australia funding to spur single-cell research

Dr Dan Suan (Immunology Division) has been awarded an Incubator Grant from MS Research Australia to explore the population of immune cells that go ‘rogue’ and attack the brain in people with multiple sclerosis.

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.

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 03, 2018 05:27 PM

Gene-hunters make sense of a new immune disease

In an international quest for answers, Australian, French and American researchers have pulled back the curtain on a rare and mysterious disease – and exposed a new gene that can wreak havoc on the body’s defences. The t...

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...

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 23, 2018 06:30 AM

New 'micro-organ' was hiding in plain sight

For the first time in decades, researchers have identified a new anatomical structure within the immune system – and they say it’s an important step towards understanding how to make better vaccines.

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.