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MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 04, 2020 11:12 AM

New DNA modification ‘signature’ discovered in zebrafish

Researchers have revealed a previously unknown DNA modification in zebrafish – one of human’s distant evolutionary cousins.

Dec 03, 2020 12:08 PM

Clinical guidance for two rare immune conditions revealed

A global clinical analysis has revealed 95% of children with two rare inborn immune conditions were effectively treated for lymphoma, when therapy occurred early.

Nov 25, 2020 04:03 PM

Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow Award for Dr Angela Chou

Dr Angela Chou has been named 2020 Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow by the Cancer Institute NSW.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 12, 2020 06:00 PM

Innovative research centre to image ‘dark space’ of cancer

The ACRF INCITe Centre will enable researchers to see immune cells and molecules move and interact below the surface of tumours and deep inside tissues.

Oct 30, 2020 05:55 AM

Revealed: how the immune system stays alert to related patho...

Garvan researchers have revealed how the body generates a subset of ‘early responder’ immune cells that recognise threats similar to those they’ve already seen.

Oct 14, 2020 05:01 PM

Prof Susan Clark FAA elected Fellow of Australian Academy of...

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has elected Garvan’s Professor Susan Clark as Fellow, for her world-leading discoveries in the field of epigenetics.

Oct 14, 2020 09:05 AM

Childhood cancer program powered by genomics and philanthrop...

A dedicated collaboration of researchers, clinicians and community fundraisers has improved outcomes for many children with aggressive cancers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 06, 2020 03:13 PM

COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rare inborn immune disord...

Garvan’s Prof Stuart Tangye and KU Leuven’s Prof Isabelle Meyts have co-led a multi-centre international consortium to assess the severity of COVID-19 in individuals with inborn errors of immunity.

Oct 02, 2020 07:36 AM

Professor Vanessa Hayes receives Genetics Society honour

For her pioneering contributions to the field of human genetics, Professor Vanessa Hayes has received the MJD White Medal from the Genetics Society of Australasia.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 29, 2020 07:00 PM

App analyses coronavirus genome on a smartphone

A team led by Garvan’s Dr Ira Deveson developed the app ‘Genopo’ that can analyse the coronavirus genome on a portable Android device.

Sep 29, 2020 03:59 PM

Geneticist Professor Vanessa Hayes selected as Eureka Prize ...

Professor Vanessa Hayes is a finalist for the 2020 UNSW Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 24, 2020 05:53 AM

Treatment linked to slowed cognitive decline

A six-year study of older Australians with type 2 diabetes has uncovered a link between metformin use, slower cognitive decline and lower dementia rates.

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 25, 2020 08:23 AM

Flexible targets help immune system make finely-tuned antibo...

An in-depth Garvan study of how the immune system generates effective antibodies provides new insights for vaccine design.

Aug 18, 2020 05:03 PM

Genomics data to enable critical brain and mitochondrial res...

A Garvan-developed platform is providing researchers access to genomic data that will help drive discoveries in severe mitochondrial and brain disorders.

Aug 14, 2020 11:19 AM

Study guides next generation of advanced ER+ breast cancer t...

A new combination approach could improve how we treat advanced ER+ breast cancer.

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.

Jul 31, 2020 04:32 PM

Key to treating COVID-19 will be found in our DNA

By Professor Chris Goodnow FAA FRS and first published in The Australian, 31 July 2020.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 25, 2020 06:20 AM

Inflammatory disease in focus for fellowship recipient Dr Ow...

Dr Owen Siggs has been awarded a prestigious 8-year fellowship to carry out crucial inflammatory disease research at the Garvan Institute.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 09, 2020 06:03 PM

Precision approach for lung adenocarcinoma

Garvan researchers have revealed a way to potentially improve the efficacy of a common cancer treatment in lung adenocarcinoma patients.