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Dec 11, 2019 08:43 AM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received a total of $3.4 million in Ideas Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Nov 21, 2019 11:50 AM

Research funding for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

A/Prof Shane Grey and Dr Tatyana Chtanova have received research grants to develop new treatments for one of the most devastating cancers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 19, 2019 08:53 AM

Extinct human species gave modern humans an immunity boost

Garvan researchers have discovered a gene variant that sheds new light on how human immunity was fine-tuned through history.

Jan 22, 2018 09:00 PM

Key support for Garvan’s cancer research in 2018 and beyond

Garvan researchers are thrilled to be among the recipients of grants in recently announced funding schemes from the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Cancer Australia. The funding will provide crucial support for a n...

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 16, 2017 06:46 AM

Pancreatic cancer: Avner Foundation awards major grants to i...

On World Pancreatic Cancer Day, the Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation has awarded grants of over $900,000 to Garvan's pancreatic cancer researchers. The grants will support ambitious new research into the 'matrix' surro...

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: Sep 10, 2017 07:30 AM

Type 1 diabetes: Releasing the 'insulin handbrake' could mak...

A Garvan-led research team has shown that a new therapeutic approach can enhance insulin secretion by the pancreas, and has the potential to improve islet cell transplants in individuals with type 1 diabetes

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 29, 2015 06:00 AM

An enzyme that enables the pathway to diabetes

Garvan scientists believe they have identified an enzyme that undermines a delicately balanced whole-body system that keeps blood sugar levels stable and low in healthy people. The collapse of this system in the pancreas...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 02, 2014 12:05 AM

Unsuspected aspect of immune regulation revealed

Until now, the immune cells known as 'B cells' have been thought to specialise only in the production of antibodies. A discovery by Garvan immunologists shows they also have a role to play in regulating another important...

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 13, 2012 03:05 PM

Creating “death-defying” insulin-producing islets for transp...

Garvan scientists have identified one way of making a frustratingly tricky transplant – of insulin-producing ‘islets of Langerhans’ into patients with Type 1 diabetes – more successful. Part of the Commonwealth-funded Au...