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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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 05, 2018 06:05 AM

Reading the story of the developing human heart

Australian researchers have used human stem cells and single-cell sequencing to uncover the complex choreography of heart development

Sep 26, 2018 01:38 PM

Stanford cellular genomics expert spends time at Garvan

Professor Hanlee Ji spent two months at Garvan, exploring and developing a shared vision for the future of single-cell sequencing technology.

Aug 24, 2018 10:55 AM

Joseph Powell: making a difference through cellular genomics...

Medical researcher, mountain runner, single-cell pioneer, father: Associate Professor Joseph Powell wears many hats. Now, he has joined Garvan as the Head of the Garvan-Weizmann Centre of Cellular Genomics, and as head o...

Aug 02, 2018 03:30 PM

Your microbiome and prediabetes: trust your gut

Dr Dorit Samocha-Bonet is discovering how your microbiome could hold the key to blood sugar regulation.

Jul 20, 2018 02:03 PM

Oz Single Cells 18: on the cutting edge of single cell genom...

Single cell scientists from across Australia gathered at Garvan for the second conference of the Australian Cellular Panomics Consortium (ACPC) to discuss, share and learn about the latest innovations in single cell rese...

Jun 25, 2018 09:50 AM

Prestigious new scholarships for PhD projects at Garvan

Calling all prospective PhD students! Applications are now open for four PhD projects, spanning our Cancer, Immunology and Bone Biology divisions, all of which are eligible for award of a lucrative UNSW Scientia PhD scho...

Jun 06, 2018 10:07 PM

Garvan-Weizmann partnership boosted by donation

The potential to uncover personalised treatments for disease has been significantly boosted by a major gift from Bob and Ruth Magid to the Garvan-Weizmann partnership.

Apr 24, 2018 06:00 AM

Microsoft cloud computing grant to support Garvan’s genomic ...

Microsoft is to support the development of Garvan’s Genetic Index, through an Azure high performance computing grant.

Apr 03, 2018 02:00 PM

Data visualisation at Garvan

Well-designed data visualisation can help explain the hidden biological world and reveal discoveries that might otherwise remain buried.

Mar 28, 2018 02:00 PM

Cancer Council funding drives new Garvan research

Three Garvan scientists will be taking their research on breast, prostate and pancreatic cancer to new heights, thanks to funding from Cancer Council NSW.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 21, 2018 01:00 AM

Visionary researcher Chris Goodnow to take the helm at Garva...

Professor Chris Goodnow, who will succeed Professor John Mattick as Garvan's Executive Director, is one of Australia's most outstanding scientists and an internationally recognised expert in the immune system.

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...

Dec 06, 2017 04:49 PM

Rogue cells and more: 19 Garvan projects attract NHMRC fundi...

A project to track down ‘rogue’ cells in the blood of people with autoimmune disease is one of 19 Garvan research projects to be funded by NHMRC in its latest funding round. Announced today, the Project Grants total $13....

Dec 04, 2017 03:07 PM

Reading DNA in real time: Garvan’s new long-read sequencing ...

Garvan has added nanopore sequencing to its toolbox of systems to analyse human genomes, opening up new possibilities for research and deeper insights into the genetics of health and disease.