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Dec 08, 2017 05:09 PM

Advancing practice and strengthening the genomics community ...

More than 170 delegates from the healthcare and genomics community attended the second Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium (AACGS) on 17 to 18 November to hear from national and international thought leaders an...

Dec 04, 2017 03:07 PM

Reading DNA in real time: Garvan’s new long-read sequencing ...

Garvan has added nanopore sequencing to its toolbox of systems to analyse human genomes, opening up new possibilities for research and deeper insights into the genetics of health and disease.

Nov 10, 2017 10:31 AM

Garvan researchers shine across Australia

Garvan congratulates five early career researchers who received awards at two national meetings last week – the annual conference of Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA), and Epigenetics 2017.

Oct 18, 2017 09:47 AM

Leading genomic data projects to drive a new ‘world of knowl...

Garvan researchers are key contributors to three genomic data initiatives selected as key Driver Projects by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) in a 5-year vision to fully realise the promise of genomic ...

Jul 27, 2017 03:29 PM

Garvan reaches 15,000 genomes

Garvan has now sequenced more than 15,000 whole genomes, a major milestone for the Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) and Garvan’s wholly owned subsidiary, Genome.One.

May 12, 2017 08:00 AM

PKD Australia funding to help develop diagnostic tool for ki...

Garvan researcher Dr Amali Mallawaarachchi has been awarded a grant from the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation of Australia to support the development of an improved genomic diagnostic tool for individuals with kidney...

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 07, 2017 02:00 AM

“The best tool of its kind in the world”: Patient Archive be...

Western Australia’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) has acquired Patient Archive clinical phenotyping software from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Dec 23, 2016 08:00 AM

Garvan researchers awarded NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fello...

Three of Garvan’s emerging research leaders – Drs Mark Cowley, Cindy Ma and Joanne Reed – have been awarded three-year Fellowships through the NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowship Scheme.

Dec 20, 2016 04:05 PM

International experts share insights into genomic healthcare...

Garvan hosted international speakers Dr Stephen Kingsmore (Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego) and Dr Richard Scott (Genomics England) for the inaugural Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposiu...

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 16, 2016 09:00 AM

Genomes of healthy older Australians to accelerate medical r...

Information about the genome sequence of 1200 of Australia’s healthy older people has been made available to medical researchers worldwide, with the launch of the Medical Genome Reference Bank today by Garvan and NSW Hea...

Dec 05, 2016 09:54 PM

New Centre for Research Excellence to transform diagnosis an...

A new Centre for Research Excellence, which aims to transform diagnosis and management of severe intellectual disability (also known as neurocognitive disorders) through genomics, is to be established in Australia. The C...

Dec 05, 2016 12:32 PM

NHMRC: grants success for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received $16 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to support their research.

Oct 18, 2016 04:39 PM

Garvan Institute achieves major milestone: 10,000 genomes s...

Garvan’s Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics (KCCG) has achieved a major milestone by sequencing its first 10,000 whole genomes since it acquired and installed its Illumina HiSeq X Ten system in 2014.

Sep 24, 2016 12:06 PM

Alan's story: a life-changing diagnosis through genome seque...

Garvan is delighted to share the inspirational story of seven-year-old Alan, whose life-threatening immune disorder has been held at bay through the power of genomic information.

Sep 19, 2016 04:35 PM

Cancer Institute NSW grant brings advanced genomics technolo...

Researchers across NSW will be able to explore genomic changes in cancer cells more comprehensively than ever before, following Garvan’s acquisition of the ‘Chromium Genome Solution’ (10x Genomics, Inc). The technology h...

Aug 29, 2016 05:00 PM

NSW leadership in the global advance of clinical genomics

Genomics has come of age. The massive reduction in DNA sequencing costs, approximately one million-fold since the completion of the first draft of the human genome 15 years ago, has brought this once elite field into the...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 27, 2016 06:00 AM

New era in genetic disease diagnosis with Australia’s first ...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research’s Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics will launch Australia’s first clinical whole-genome sequencing service at an event today in Sydney. This new service could triple the diagn...

Jul 06, 2016 11:53 AM

Garvan team a top performer in international genomics challe...

A team from Garvan's Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics was a top performer in last week’s precisionFDA ‘Truth Challenge’ – an online competition designed to test the performance of genome informatics pipelines worldw...

May 21, 2016 12:54 PM

2016 Shine Translational Research Fellowship awarded

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney are pleased to announce that Dr Frank Lin is the 2016 Shine Translational Research Fellow.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 14, 2016 05:05 PM

Landmark Lions project to provide genome sequencing to hundr...

Hundreds of Australian children with high-risk cancer will have access to new genome sequencing technologies that could guide their treatment, following the announcement today of substantial Lions Club funding for the Li...

May 12, 2016 03:33 PM

MyGene2 website reaches Open Science Prize final

A joint project by the University of Washington (Seattle) and Garvan is one of six finalists for the Open Science Prize, it was announced on Monday. The research team were recognised for their work in developing MyGene2,...