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MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 06, 2017 04:00 AM

A one-two punch for pancreatic cancer: ‘softening’ tumours b...

Australian scientists have uncovered a promising new approach to treating pancreatic cancer, by targeting the tissue around the tumour to make it ‘softer’ and more responsive to chemotherapy. The findings are published t...

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 28, 2017 04:00 AM

Garvan and Deakin University join forces to accelerate preci...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA) at Deakin University will today launch the Garvan-Deakin Program in Advanced Genomic Investigation (PAGI).

Mar 24, 2017 03:09 PM

Drug Development Conference 2017: Collaboration is key to fa...

Worlds collide in the landmark Drug Development Conference 2017 which brings together diverse parties that share one aim: to accelerate the delivery of new cancer drugs to patients.

Mar 23, 2017 03:25 PM

Garvan breast cancer researcher awarded 10-year Endowed Chai...

Garvan congratulates Associate Professor Elgene Lim, who is one of two inaugural recipients of the National Breast Cancer Foundation Endowed Chair Program.

Mar 02, 2017 12:00 AM

Cancer Council NSW funding kickstarts research into colorect...

Researchers from Garvan’s Cancer Division were last night awarded five Project Grants from Cancer Council NSW.

Mar 01, 2017 12:00 AM

Rare Disease Day 2017: With research, possibilities are limi...

Rare Disease Day took place on Tuesday – and this year, the focus was firmly on research.

Feb 17, 2017 09:55 AM

NSW Government funding for Garvan scientists to research new...

Three of Garvan’s researchers have been awarded three-year Fellowships from Cancer Institute NSW to explore new ways to target breast and pancreatic cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 16, 2017 05:00 AM

The ‘other’ pancreatic cancer: uncovering the genomic landsc...

An Australian-led international research effort has revealed that genetic changes normally linked to breast, colon and ovarian cancers could also drive a rare form of pancreatic cancer.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 15, 2017 12:21 PM

Innovative regenerative medicine approach could yield new tr...

Researchers from Garvan and the Victor Chang Institute are set to explore a startling new approach to the treatment of Type 1 diabetes, following the announcement today of substantial funding from the Type 1 Diabetes Cli...

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Translational breast cancer research – translated to the pub...

The inaugural Community Breast Cancer Research Update is an important interface between the community and breast cancer researchers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 08, 2017 12:34 PM

The Rebecca Wilson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research laun...

Congratulations Dr Christine Chaffer, recipient of the Rebecca Wilson Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research.

Feb 06, 2017 04:58 PM

Diabetes Australia funding to propel new metabolic research ...

Three of Garvan’s scientists have been awarded research grants from Diabetes Australia to support their work in preventing and treating diabetes and related conditions.

Jan 16, 2017 05:15 PM

Lions Club Governors see firsthand the power of partnership...

Governors of Lions Australia have visited Garvan to learn more about the Lions Kids Cancer Genome Project, a $4 million collaborative project that will sequence the genomes of 400 Australian children with high-risk cance...

Dec 23, 2016 08:00 AM

Garvan researchers awarded NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fello...

Three of Garvan’s emerging research leaders – Drs Mark Cowley, Cindy Ma and Joanne Reed – have been awarded three-year Fellowships through the NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowship Scheme.

Dec 20, 2016 04:05 PM

International experts share insights into genomic healthcare...

Garvan hosted international speakers Dr Stephen Kingsmore (Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego) and Dr Richard Scott (Genomics England) for the inaugural Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposiu...

Dec 20, 2016 11:43 AM

Sir John Chisholm visits Garvan to discuss cooperation with ...

Garvan was pleased to host Sir John Chisholm FREng CEng FIEE, Executive Chairman of Genomics England, in November. During his visit, Sir John spoke about the UK’s 100,000 Genomes Project, and about how the rise of clinic...

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 19, 2016 04:00 AM

Two is better than one: new combination approach halts breas...

Garvan scientists have uncovered a new way to decrease the spread of breast cancer. The findings could lead to a new combination therapy with the anti-metastasis drug dasatinib.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 16, 2016 09:00 AM

Genomes of healthy older Australians to accelerate medical r...

Information about the genome sequence of 1200 of Australia’s healthy older people has been made available to medical researchers worldwide, with the launch of the Medical Genome Reference Bank today by Garvan and NSW Hea...

Dec 14, 2016 09:52 AM

International conferences beckon for Stuart Furler award-win...

Garvan congratulates PhD students Claire Vennin and Ira Deveson, the 2016 Stuart Furler Travel Award recipients.

Dec 05, 2016 09:54 PM

New Centre for Research Excellence to transform diagnosis an...

A new Centre for Research Excellence, which aims to transform diagnosis and management of severe intellectual disability (also known as neurocognitive disorders) through genomics, is to be established in Australia. The C...

Dec 05, 2016 12:32 PM

NHMRC: grants success for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received $16 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to support their research.