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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...

Jun 22, 2018 07:59 AM

Genome Power Packs support cancer research

The Vodafone Foundation has just released a limited edition smart device Power Pack. All proceeds from every sale of the $49 device going directly to Garvan to explore the power of genome sequencing to crack cancer’s cod...

Jun 20, 2018 11:50 AM

Vale Jane Bryant

It is with great sadness that we farewell Jane Bryant (née Wiggers de Vries).

Jun 18, 2018 07:00 AM

Neglected Cancers Awareness Week: 18-25 June, 2018

This week is Neglected Cancers Awareness Week – an important week where we call on government, corporations, and the community at large to place a greater focus on less common, but high-mortality cancers – the ‘neglected...

Jun 13, 2018 11:49 AM

Setting sights on pancreatic cancer’s moving targets

Garvan’s researchers fire at travelling pockets of drug resistance in pancreatic tumours

Jun 12, 2018 05:35 PM

Pancreatic cancer leader honoured in Queen’s Birthday list

Garvan congratulates Professor Anthony Gill AM FRCPA, who has this week been named a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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 24, 2018 09:35 AM

New resource for clinical genomics research

Garvan is part of a collaboration that has developed an online resource to introduce clinicians and researchers to clinical genomics research.

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 19, 2018 03:09 PM

Day of Immunology: Engaging a new generation of researchers

Garvan’s researchers and Sydney high school students came together to explore immunological research, and to discuss rapidly evolving careers in research in STEM.

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...

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 13, 2018 06:26 AM

Bad apples made good: the immune system's secret weapon reve...

Cells once thought to be useless – and even a liability – could be important tools in the fight against disease, particularly in vaccines for diseases like HIV