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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.

Mar 15, 2018 06:31 PM

Osteoporosis: Garvan’s Fracture Risk Calculator turns 10

A visit to the GP can give you insight into your personalised risk of breaking a bone through osteoporosis – but it hasn’t always been this way.

Mar 11, 2018 10:00 AM

Major funding boost for prostate cancer in NSW

A new $3.75 million collaborative project aims to accelerate personalised approaches to prostate cancer treatment – and is part of a total package of $12 million awarded to cancer researchers at Garvan and across NSW.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 07, 2018 08:32 PM

Garvan's genomics pioneer to take on another global leadersh...

Professor John Mattick will leave Garvan in June, to take up the prestigious appointment of inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Genomics England.

Feb 28, 2018 04:48 PM

Total recall: how ‘memory B cells’ protect us from recurrent...

Researchers in Garvan’s Immunology Division are uncovering how the immune system’s ‘memory B cells’ give us long-term immunity to disease.

Feb 27, 2018 04:12 PM

Garvan researchers make a splash at the Lorne Genome Confere...

Garvan congratulates four scientists who received awards at the 2018 Lorne Genome Conference 2018 for their research into cancer, chemotherapy resistance, epigenetics and genomic technology.

Feb 21, 2018 08:58 AM

DreamLab users complete Project Decode

Thanks to 122,000 users, the DreamLab app has achieved an exciting milestone; Project Decode has reached 100% complete.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM

New app delivers practical support

CanDo is designed to make it easier to ask for and accept help when living with a serious illness.

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.

Feb 05, 2018 01:01 PM

John Mattick: Four ways precision medicine is making a diffe...

Precision medicine is fast becoming a reality – making it possible to analyse an individual’s genetic makeup and to use that information to select the best treatments. In this article, first published in The Conversation...

Feb 02, 2018 05:30 PM

Funding needed for rare cancer treatment and research

Professor David Thomas, Head of Garvan’s Cancer Division and leader of the Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, recently spoke about the state of funding for those with rare cancer.

Feb 01, 2018 01:00 PM

Enabling faster genetic diagnosis for critically ill infants...

Critically unwell Australian babies and children with suspected genetic conditions will undergo rapid genomic testing to help guide their diagnosis and care as part of an Australia-first study, involving Garvan and its w...

Jan 26, 2018 06:29 AM

Australia Day Award for Garvan’s Dunia Alarkawi

Garvan researcher Dunia Alarkawi’s outstanding accomplishments have been acknowledged with an Australia Day Award from the National Council of Women of NSW.

Jan 24, 2018 01:30 PM

Researcher profile: Dr Marcia Munoz

Group Leader - Imaging and Inflammation

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...

Jan 12, 2018 02:20 PM

Rising star Claire Vennin wins 2017 Garvan Thesis Prize

Congratulations to researcher Dr Claire Vennin, who was awarded the 2017 Garvan Thesis Prize for her exceptional achievements during her PhD studies.

Jan 12, 2018 12:30 PM

Staff profile: Rob Salomon

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 10, 2018 06:15 AM

When we exercise, our muscles and other organs communicate v...

Garvan researchers have shown, for the first time, that exercise allows the body’s tissues to communicate with each other using tiny protein-filled packages known as vesicles.

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 22, 2017 07:15 AM

Sheep cells provide clues to immunity

Garvan researchers have shed new light on the ‘danger signals’ that spur the immune system to attack invaders. The findings open the door to further research into improving vaccination methods and understanding and reduc...