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MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 30, 2019 06:00 AM

NSW Premier’s Prize honours epigenetics expert

Professor Susan Clark FAA, has been awarded the 2019 NSW Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Medical Biological Sciences.

Jul 08, 2019 11:12 AM

Genomic ‘map’ reveals not all fat is equal

Garvan and CSIRO researchers have uncovered key differences underlying harmful and non-harmful fat.

Mar 12, 2019 09:21 AM

Cancer DNA’s bad timing

The ‘mistakes’ in cancer DNA may be linked to not only how – but when – DNA is copied when cells divide.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 12, 2019 03:00 AM

A new pattern of DNA tags points to a ‘seed’ for cancer

A close-up view of the two meters of DNA inside prostate cancer cells has uncovered new clues about how normal cells turn cancerous.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 03, 2018 09:22 AM

Blood test could predict if chemotherapy will work for advan...

World-first trial by Australian researchers

Aug 15, 2018 03:10 PM

NHMRC Fellowships: recognition and support for Garvan resear...

Eight new NHMRC fellowships have this week been awarded to Garvan researchers, in recognition of their outstanding research into cancer and cancer epigenetics, antibody therapies, immunology, and neurodegenerative diseas...

MEDIA RELEASE: May 02, 2018 06:30 AM

Revealed: the ‘city’ of cells supporting prostate tumours

A study led by researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has shed light on the cells that surround and support prostate tumours.

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 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...

Nov 16, 2017 03:13 PM

How genes drive prostate cancer: all in the packaging?

Garvan researchers have shown that a unique protein, H2A.Z, which packages DNA in cells, may drive the progression of prostate cancer. When it becomes chemically ‘tagged,’ H2A.Z uncoils and re-organises the DNA in cancer...

Sep 08, 2016 09:29 AM

‘Forgotten molecule’ takes centre stage in cancer gene silen...

Research from Garvan’s Genomics and Epigenetics Division has shed new light on how genes are silenced in cancer. The findings reveal how DNA becomes chemically decorated (methylated) at key sites across the genome in can...

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 02, 2015 09:00 PM

Epigenetic signatures that differentiate triple-negative bre...

Australian researchers have identified epigenetic ‘signatures’ that could help clinicians tell the difference between highly aggressive and more benign forms of triple-negative breast cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 12, 2011 05:20 PM

There is no such thing as identical where twins are concerne...

Identical twins have identical genomes, but that is where it stops. There are subtle differences in their personalities, how they look, how they act and in their susceptibility to disease. How can this be? It depends on ...