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Jul 28, 2021 05:38 PM

Making visible the invisible: animating autoimmune disease

Scientific animation helps illustrate how the immune system turns from helper to adversary.

Mar 11, 2021 08:14 AM

Australian Academy of Science honours A/Prof Joseph Powell

Garvan’s A/Prof Joseph Powell has received the Ruth Stephens Gani Medal for his research harnessing the genomic information of individual cells to drive new medical approaches.

Mar 08, 2021 06:37 PM

Study shows vast potential of genomics-driven medicine appro...

Using cellular genomics, Garvan-led researchers have uncovered new links between DNA variants and cell gene activity.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 17, 2020 06:01 AM

Parkinson’s trigger in focus for new international research ...

A three-year grant from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s initiative will support the most in-depth look at the cellular mechanisms that lead to Parkinson’s disease to date.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 14, 2020 07:05 AM

Breast cancer ‘ecosystem’ reveals possible new targets for t...

Garvan researchers have used cellular genomics to uncover promising therapy targets for triple negative breast cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 10, 2020 08:30 AM

Researchers target immune system to treat rare cancer

Michael had suffered from mysterious medical symptoms his entire life. He received a life-changing treatment following a genetic diagnosis through the Garvan-led CIRCA program.

Mar 13, 2020 08:25 AM

Cancer Council funding for Garvan research

Four Garvan scientists will pioneer world-leading research on breast, pancreatic and bone cancer, thanks to funding from Cancer Council NSW.

Feb 24, 2020 11:29 AM

Dr Venessa Chin receives Lung Foundation fellowship

Garvan’s Dr Venessa Chin has received a two-year Lung Foundation fellowship to undertake research to change the management of lung cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 12, 2019 12:04 PM

A way to ‘fingerprint’ human cells

Researchers have developed a method that allows them to identify single cells with a unique genomic profile from a tissue sample.

Nov 29, 2019 08:44 AM

New path forward for pancreatic cancer treatment

Garvan’s Dr Omid Faridani has received the 2019 Pathfinders Award for his work developing a device that may personalise pancreatic cancer treatment.

Sep 02, 2019 03:09 PM

NHMRC Investigator Grants for Garvan researchers

The NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme will provide $8.5 million in funding to researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research over the next five years, in recognition of their outstanding track records in research....

Jun 18, 2019 05:26 PM

Garvan researchers to create an ‘Atlas’ for breast cancer

Researchers are set to take the closest look at breast cancer yet to identify better ways of targeting the disease.

Jun 17, 2019 01:00 PM

How does cellular genomics work?

We have trillions of cells in our body – a single, individual cell can impact health and disease.

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.

Apr 01, 2019 04:30 PM

Making genomics teachable

A Garvan-Weizmann collaboration is upskilling science teachers to educate students about genomics.

Feb 05, 2019 10:00 AM

Inside the labs: Dr Venessa Chin

Dr Venessa Chin is using cellular genomics, or single cell sequencing, to better determine which lung cancer patients will respond best to immunotherapy.

Dec 04, 2018 01:48 PM

Hope grows: finding the cause of autoimmune disease

Type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis... all caused by the same disease process – autoimmunity. Garvan’s revolutionary Hope Research project is looking for the root cause.

Dec 04, 2018 11:16 AM

How do you mend an injured heart?

Hearts can’t fix themselves. But we’ve uncovered a huge amount of previously hidden information that may teach the heart to repair itself.

Nov 01, 2018 09:41 AM

New cellular genomics institute launches

The Garvan-led UNSW Cellular Genomics Futures Institute is set to accelerate research in cellular genomics and single-cell sequencing – and to uncover new targets and treatments for disease.

Oct 17, 2018 09:45 AM

Why you need to have a better understanding of your gut

With almost 2 in 3 Australian adults overweight or obese, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is significantly increasing in our nation.

Oct 05, 2018 12:44 PM

MS Research Australia funding to spur single-cell research

Dr Dan Suan (Immunology Division) has been awarded an Incubator Grant from MS Research Australia to explore the population of immune cells that go ‘rogue’ and attack the brain in people with multiple sclerosis.