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Oct 28, 2021 08:15 AM

Tracking down the ‘elusive’ gene variant behind a devastatin...

Garvan-led CIRCA program uncovers the cause of a young family’s rare illness.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 01, 2021 01:48 PM

Inherited immune condition reversed by random DNA change

Researchers have revealed how a rare DNA change rebalanced the immune system of patients with a life-threatening genetic immunodeficiency.

Jun 24, 2019 12:12 PM

CIRCA solves rare disease mysteries by combining expertise

A team of researchers and medical professionals are looking to answers in DNA to improve the lives of patients with rare immune conditions.

Dec 22, 2018 07:00 AM

The molecule at the centre of tuberculosis immunity

The key to better tuberculosis prevention – and to improving the odds for millions of patients globally – could lie in simply boosting the body’s natural levels of a small molecule.

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 26, 2016 03:03 PM

Unravelling the complexity of human immune disease gene by g...

In a series of recent studies, researchers from Garvan’s Immunology Division have shed light on the underlying biology disease in individuals suffering primary immunodeficiencies. Their findings have implications for pat...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 11, 2010 06:00 PM

How a single molecule gives our immune systems their memory

By studying the blood cells of people with an immunodeficiency disorder, scientists at Garvan have been able to identify the molecular mechanisms that lead to the production of antibodies in human B cells. This has wider...