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MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 22, 2017 06:42 AM

African prehistory: A long-awaited landscape revealed throug...

The first large-scale study of ancient human DNA from sub-Saharan Africa opens a long-awaited window into the identity of prehistoric populations in the region and how they moved around and replaced one another over the ...

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 11, 2017 12:53 PM

Mapping the genome of prostate cancer uncovers a new world o...

Researchers have ‘mapped’ the entire genome of a prostate tumour, revealing previously undetected levels of DNA rearrangements. The findings, from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, provide an entirely new lens th...

Jun 19, 2015 12:14 PM

2015 St Vincent's Precinct 3 Minute Thesis Competition Held

Congratulations to the eleven Postgraduate Research students who took part in the 2015 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis Competition on 18 June.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 29, 2014 12:05 AM

Ancient human genome from southern Africa throws light on ou...

The skeleton of a man who lived 2,330 years ago in the southernmost tip of Africa tells us about ourselves as humans, and throws some light on our earliest common genetic ancestry.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 13, 2014 09:00 AM

Garvan led team wins prestigious prostate cancer award

An international team, led by Professor Peter Croucher from Garvan, today received one of two 2014 Movember Revolutionary Team Awards from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA).

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 04, 2013 04:05 PM

Garvan announces the purchase of Irys Technology from BioNan...

Garvan today announced that it has elected to incorporate Irys technology from BioNano Genomics into its disease research programs, with particular emphasis on improving understanding of prostate cancer. With this purch...

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 30, 2013 12:00 AM

Genomics expert to assume Petre Foundation Chair of Prostate...

The Garvan Institute and the University of Sydney are proud to announce that from January 2014 Professor Vanessa Hayes will assume the inaugural Petre Foundation Chair of Prostate Cancer Research. Professor Hayes heads t...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 29, 2013 02:05 PM

Professor Vanessa Hayes awarded for exceptional Africa-relat...

Professor Vanessa Hayes received a Celebration of African Australians Inc Award at Parliament House on Saturday. The awards recognised “exceptional achievements and remarkable contributions to Australia, Africa and the w...

Jan 22, 2008 03:00 AM

Garvan scientist wins Academy of Science Award

Dr Vanessa Hayes, Head of Garvan's Cancer Genetics Group, has been honoured by the Australian Academy of Science with the inaugural Ruth Stephens Gani Medal for her work in human genetics. The Medal is one of only seven ...

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 19, 2007 08:00 AM

How Garvan Tall Poppy searches for prostate cancer gene

Dr Vanessa Hayes, head of the Cancer Genetics Group at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has received a prestigious New South Wales Young Tall Poppy Science Award in recognition of her research in prostate cancer...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Genes and disease

News reports today detail the discovery of genetic regions that contribute to the risk of developing seven of the Western World's common diseases.