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Nov 08, 2019 03:34 PM

St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Grants for Garvan researchers...

Researchers from across the Institute have been awarded seven grants from the St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 10, 2015 08:15 AM

Exploring the paradox of metabolically healthy obesity

Australian researchers have defined some key characteristics of the metabolically healthy obese – those obese individuals who remain free from type 2 diabetes and other disorders that usually associate with obesity. Thei...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 31, 2013 04:05 PM

Cellular garbage may explain effects of insulin resistance a...

Insulin resistance is considered one of the earliest features of many metabolic diseases like Type 2 diabetes, and major efforts are aimed at improving insulin function to combat this problem. A Garvan research team prov...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 18, 2013 01:00 AM

The genes that drive soft drink consumption and weight gain

In a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, published online today, endocrinologists from Garvan applauded a study in the October 11 issue showing a direct correlation between consumption of sugary soft drinks, o...

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 01, 2012 04:05 PM

Understanding why some obese people stay sensitive to insuli...

Obesity, especially central obesity, is associated with insulin resistance, which precedes diabetes, sometimes by more than a decade. However, it’s not only a question of body weight or fat distribution, because some obe...