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Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Growth hormone does not improve sports performance or increa...

Garvan's new research on the effects and the detection of growth hormone doping takes the international sporting community one step closer to stamping out drug cheats.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Osteoporosis: Men told to watch their step

Garvan scientists say that men need to realise osteoporosis is not just a disease of elderly women and that once men over the age of 60 have had a fracture, around one in three will have broken another bone within just a...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Cancer cells suppress large regions of DNA by a reversible p...

Cancer researchers at Sydney’s Garvan Institute, in collaboration with Spanish scientists, have formulated a new concept for how cancer cells can escape normal growth controls, which may have far-reaching implications fo...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Cancer cells suppress large regions of DNA by a reversible p...

Cancer researchers at Sydney’s Garvan Institute, in collaboration with Spanish scientists, have formulated a new concept for how cancer cells can escape normal growth controls, which may have far-reaching implications fo...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

New prostate cancer marker helps identify men whose cancer i...

Prostate cancer researchers at Sydney’s Garvan Institute found a new marker for identifying aggressive prostate cancers.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Garvan Scientists discover exclusivity of enzyme found in im...

Kate Jeffrey and colleagues in Garvan's Immunology and Inflammation Program have discovered a finding which has major implications for the design of a new class of anti-inflammatory drugs.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Genes and disease

News reports today detail the discovery of genetic regions that contribute to the risk of developing seven of the Western World's common diseases.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Garvan’s Peter Wills Bioinformatics Centre receives $1.13 mi...

Garvan’s Peter Wills Centre for Bioinformatics, which models and predicts diseases by applying information science to biology, received $1.13 million from a fundraising evening held by CRI in late September.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Garvan Scientist wins Gustav Nossal Scholarship

Each year, the highest ranked applicant for an NHMRC (National Health and Medical Research Council) Medical and Dental Postgraduate Research Scholarship wins the Gustav Nossal Scholarship. This year’s recipient Dr Sandra...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Traditional Chinese medicine for diabetes has scientific bac...

Reports of a traditional Chinese medicine having beneficial effects for people suffering from type 2 diabetes now has some scientific evidence to back up the claims. A collaboration between Chinese, Korean, and Australia...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Asthma - Obesity Link : protein linked to diabetes & obesity...

A new asthma gene provides an unexpected link between asthma and obesity accordingto a research team at Sydney’s Garvan Institute, who are also part of the CooperativeResearch Centre for Asthma and Airways.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Professor David James elected Fellow of the Australian Acade...

The Director of Garvan’s Diabetes and Obesity Research Program, Professor David James, has been elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in recognition of his outstanding contributions to science.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

A FAT chance of becoming manic-depressive

A collaboration led by Sydney scientists at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and University of New South Wales has discovered the first risk gene specifically for bipolar disorder also known as manic-depressive i...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Prime Minister opens ACRF Unit for Molecular Genetics of Can...

The Hon John Howard MP, Prime Minister of Australia, officially opened the Australian Cancer Research Fund (ACRF) Unit for Molecular Genetics of Cancer at Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, on Monday May 16 20...

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

How we can stop stress from making us obese

Neuropeptide Y (NPY), a molecule the body releases when stressed, can ‘unlock’ Y2 receptors in the body’s fat cells, stimulating the cells to grow in size and number.

Jun 13, 2007 09:58 AM

Marcia Shines For Garvan

At the 2007 Garvan Chairman’s Dinner held on 18 September, Marcia Hines thrilled our guests with exquisite renditions of some of her greatest hits in honour of Professor Don Chisholm – a leader in diabetes research and c...

Jan 13, 2007 03:00 AM

Osteoporosis: Men told to watch their step

Garvan scientists say that men need to realise osteoporosis is not just a disease of elderly women and that once men over the age of 60 have had a fracture, around one in three will have broken another bone within just a...

Jan 02, 2007 06:05 AM

Have we uncovered a new form of Lupus?

Findings published in the July edition of the prestigious Journal of Experimental Medicine may offer new hope to people suffering from a previously unsuspected form of lupus.

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Genome.One news: World-leading Australian intelligent data c...

Sydney-based health information company Genome.One®, backed by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, has secured a new partnership for its pioneering health information technology with one of the biggest health syste...