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Jul 26, 2018 04:00 PM

The bone-brain-hormone connection

By combining their  areas of expertise, two of our researchers made  a breakthrough discovery about  the risk of devastating bone decline from invasive gastric surgery.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 06, 2017 05:00 AM

Biosensor mouse lights up health and disease

Garvan researchers have developed a biosensor mouse that gives a real-time readout of the rapidly changing ‘skeleton’ within cells. The researchers have watched cells respond dynamically to their surrounding environment ...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 30, 2017 05:00 AM

Promising new therapeutic approach rebuilds and strengthens ...

Garvan researchers demonstrate that a new therapeutic approach increases bone strength and resistance to fractures in multiple myeloma bone disease

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 04, 2015 09:56 AM

How to wake a sleeping cancer cell – and why you might want ...

Cancer cells that lie ‘snoozing’ in the skeleton can be awakened – or left to slumber on – by changes in the bone that surrounds them, Australian scientists have shown.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 23, 2009 02:00 AM

We now know that the brain controls the formation of bone

New findings show that bone formation, far from being a straightforward mechanical process dependent on body weight, is delicately orchestrated by the brain, which sends and receives signals through the body’s neural and...