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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.

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.

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 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...

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 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.

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...

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...

Feb 01, 2018 01:00 PM

Enabling faster genetic diagnosis for critically ill infants...

Critically unwell Australian babies and children with suspected genetic conditions will undergo rapid genomic testing to help guide their diagnosis and care as part of an Australia-first study, involving Garvan and its w...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 10, 2015 09:45 AM

Genomics initiative to help children with genetic disorders

Garvan is embarking on a groundbreaking project to sequence and analyse the genomes of up to 60 children in NSW with severe intellectual or developmental disability, along with their families.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 15, 2014 03:00 AM

The future of genomic medicine has arrived in Australia

The transformation of medicine by human genome sequencing has moved closer following the announcement today that Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research is one of the first in the world to acquire machines that can...