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MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 12, 2022 12:30 PM

Garvan researchers awarded five NHMRC Investigator Grants

The NHMRC has allocated $9 million to fund the critical research projects of five outstanding Garvan researchers.

Sep 14, 2021 09:28 AM

Garvan Institute receives six NHMRC Investigator Grants

The NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme will provide $13.5 million in funding to Garvan researchers over the next five years, in recognition of their outstanding track records in research.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 06, 2021 08:37 AM

New map reveals genes that control the skeleton

Researchers have mapped the gene activity of osteocytes to improve their understanding of skeletal disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 26, 2021 07:40 AM

New type of bone cell could reveal targets for osteoporosis ...

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 26, 2019 08:31 AM

Researchers reveal key to targeting dormant cancer cells

Researchers have identified what keeps some cancer cells dormant – a finding which could uncover new approaches to preventing the spread of cancer.

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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 08, 2018 12:44 PM

Setting their sights on cancer relapse

An Australian-led team has been shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge Award: the world's most ambitious cancer research grant.

Jan 06, 2018 12:00 PM

Finding dormant cancer cells

A dormant cancer cell is like a ticking time bomb. It evades chemotherapy only to spontaneously wake and resume its deadly progress. Now, armed with pioneering tech and bold determination, researchers are finally beginni...

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 ...

Sep 06, 2017 10:50 AM

Osteoporosis: major study identifies 150 new genetic sites t...

In the largest ever study of its kind, an international research team has identified over 150 new sites in the human genome that are linked to low bone mineral density and to an increased risk of fracture. The findings v...

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

Nov 29, 2016 12:52 PM

Know Your Bones reaches milestone – and scoops national awar...

Know Your Bones, an online bone health self-assessment tool established by Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia, reached 50,000 website visits this month, and received a Highly Commended award at the prestigious National PR...

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 20, 2016 12:01 PM

New Osteoporosis National Action Plan Sets Out Vision to Tac...

Action Plan Calls For National Strategy For Research Into Curing Osteoporosis And To Combat The Burden Of Fractures

Jun 16, 2016 12:40 PM

Know Your Bones: new online bone health assessment tool laun...

Garvan and Osteoporosis Australia are today delighted to announce the launch of Know Your Bones, a freely available online tool that helps consumers to understand their own risk of bone fracture.

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.