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May 22, 2020 09:13 AM

NHMRC Investigator Grants for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers will receive a total of $4.8 million in Investigator Grant funding through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), for projects beginning in 2021.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 23, 2020 09:01 PM

Researchers uncover the genomics of health

A DNA database of thousands of healthy older Australians is set to change how we determine which genes underpin disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 18, 2019 04:18 PM

Psoriasis drug target offers potential for osteosarcoma

Research reveals a new therapeutic target for the treatment of osteosarcoma.

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.

Oct 04, 2018 03:43 PM

Beauty Box gives back: exclusive gift box supporting breast ...

Estée Lauder Companies have released a limited edition 2018 Beauty Box which includes seven best sellers to raise money for the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. All profits from the sale of the boxes, which retail f...

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...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 30, 2018 01:16 PM

My Health Record is an important step towards a healthier fu...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research considers that My Health Record will enhance patient care and help transform medical research.

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...

Feb 02, 2018 05:30 PM

Funding needed for rare cancer treatment and research

Professor David Thomas, Head of Garvan’s Cancer Division and leader of the Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, recently spoke about the state of funding for those with rare cancer.

Dec 14, 2017 05:30 PM

Rare cancer patients in ACT gain local access to Garvan’s cl...

The Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, led by Garvan’s Professor David Thomas, will be expanded to the Canberra Region Cancer Centre.

Nov 29, 2017 01:39 PM

Senate report a boost for research into low survival cancers...

Garvan welcomes the Senate Select Committee report into Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates, tabled this week in Parliament.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 24, 2017 06:30 AM

DreamLab app speeding up Garvan’s cancer research

The DreamLab app, a distributed smartphone supercomputer, is now available on iOS and Android. Garvan and The Vodafone Foundation are now calling one million Australians to download the app and contribute to Garvan’s can...

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 23, 2017 06:00 AM

Ground-breaking trial brings personalised treatments to thos...

Garvan's Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, launched today by The Hon. Brad Hazzard, uses genomic medicine to match therapies, prevention and screening methods with rare cancer patients based on their genetic information.

Aug 16, 2017 07:09 AM

Rare Cancers Australia sets new agenda for change

Garvan is proud to support Rare Solutions: A Time to Act, a new report released by Rare Cancers Australia that sets out a roadmap for change in the treatment and care of patients with rare cancer in Australia.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 04, 2017 01:00 AM

Top-to-toe MRI screen picks up early-stage cancers while sti...

A major study shows that whole-body MRI screening can identify previously undetected primary tumours throughout the body in people with high genetic risk of cancer.

Nov 25, 2016 05:14 PM

Paspaley’s Kimberley Bracelet for cancer research

Paspaley recently released the 'Kimberley Bracelet' to support Garvan’s cancer research. 20% of the purchase price is donated to Garvan, with Paspaley customers choosing which area of cancer research to support.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 05, 2016 08:35 AM

Beyond ‘single-gene thinking’: Garvan researchers uncover co...

In a landmark multi-country study, Australian researchers have transformed our understanding of the genes that affect our risk of cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 11, 2014 03:00 AM

Scientists solve mystery of ‘Frankenstein’ DNA

Scientists from Garvan, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have uncovered how the massive DNA molecules that appear in some tumours are formed like Frankenstein’s mo...

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 19, 2013 12:00 AM

David Thomas appointed as new Director of The Kinghorn Cance...

Garvan is very pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Thomas as the new Director of The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, as well as Head of Garvan’s Cancer Division, from June 2014. The Kinghorn Cancer Centre is a...