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Oct 27, 2017 02:35 PM

Cancer test platform gains MTPConnect funding

A new Garvan-led project that aims to improve cancer clinical trials is one of 20 initiatives set to receive funding from MTPConnect, one of the federal government's six industry growth centres.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 24, 2017 06:30 AM

DreamLab app speeding up Garvan’s cancer research

The DreamLab app, a distributed smartphone supercomputer, is now available on iOS and Android. Garvan and The Vodafone Foundation are now calling one million Australians to download the app and contribute to Garvan’s can...

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 20, 2017 06:00 AM

Marking World Osteoporosis Day

Garvan is running and taking part in a series of events and activities for World Osteoporosis Day 2017.

Oct 18, 2017 07:42 PM

Ramaciotti Medal: high honours for Professor Susan Clark

Garvan congratulates Professor Susan Clark FAA, who was last night awarded the Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research. The Medal honours Prof Clark’s game-changing research in epigenetics and epigenomics,...

Oct 18, 2017 09:47 AM

Leading genomic data projects to drive a new ‘world of knowl...

Garvan researchers are key contributors to three genomic data initiatives selected as key Driver Projects by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) in a 5-year vision to fully realise the promise of genomic ...

Oct 12, 2017 10:05 PM

NHMRC funding success for Garvan

Garvan congratulates Associate Professors Shane Grey, Paul Timpson and Tim Mercer, and Dr James Wang, who have recently received NHMRC funding to carry out their research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 11, 2017 08:33 AM

Blockchain tech: Garvan partners with E-Nome

Garvan has signed a memorandum of understanding with E-Nome Pty Ltd, an Australian technology startup driving the application of blockchain technology to the secure storage of health records. Together, Garvan and E-Nome ...

Oct 10, 2017 04:49 PM

The importance of returning research results to study partic...

Researchers from Garvan and the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Genome Initiative have explored the feasibility and value of returning the results of genomic research studies to study participants.

Oct 06, 2017 07:00 PM


Congratulations to Dr Joanne Reed, the 2017 State Custodians Young Garvan Award winner at ‘Edgy Ideas’, and runners up Drs Arcadi Cipponi and Joanna Achinger-Kawecka.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 06, 2017 05:00 AM

Biosensor mouse lights up health and disease

Garvan researchers have developed a biosensor mouse that gives a real-time readout of the rapidly changing ‘skeleton’ within cells. The researchers have watched cells respond dynamically to their surrounding environment ...

Oct 04, 2017 11:42 AM

Lemberg Medal: Professor John Mattick honoured

Garvan congratulates Professor John Mattick AO FAA FAHMS, who has today been awarded the 2017 Lemberg Medal by the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The prestigious medal honours Prof Mattick’s s...

Sep 26, 2017 10:12 PM

Susan G. Komen funding for Garvan cancer researcher

Congratulations to Dr Thomas Cox (Cancer Division) who has received a Career Catalyst Research grant from the Susan G. Komen® breast cancer organisation to study the role of tissue stiffness in the progression of breast ...

Sep 26, 2017 09:18 PM

Autoinflammatory Diseases Workshop: Learning is a two-way st...

Patients, families, clinicians and scientists come together to share their experiences of rare and debilitating autoinflammatory diseases – and to accelerate a better understanding.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 22, 2017 06:42 AM

African prehistory: A long-awaited landscape revealed throug...

The first large-scale study of ancient human DNA from sub-Saharan Africa opens a long-awaited window into the identity of prehistoric populations in the region and how they moved around and replaced one another over the ...

Sep 21, 2017 03:53 PM

Prestigious travelling scholarship for transplant researcher...

Congratulations to Dr Nathan Zammit, who received the prestigious Derek Gray Distinguished Traveling Scholarship Award at the recent meeting of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA).

Sep 19, 2017 09:19 AM

Inaugural grant funds simultaneous breast and prostate cance...

The Movember Foundation and National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) have awarded the inaugural ‘Breast & Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant’ to an innovative, Australia-led international research project including Garvan res...

Sep 18, 2017 06:00 PM

Now open: Zero Childhood Cancer program to deliver personali...

The Garvan Institute, with the Lions Clubs International Foundation and the Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation, is proud to be a partner in the Zero Childhood Cancer national child cancer personalised ...

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 14, 2017 01:01 PM

Imagine, Collaborate, Translate: research symposium celebrat...

The St Vincent's Campus Research Symposium is marking its 25th anniversary with high-impact speakers and an emphasis on engagement and on early-career researchers.

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study

Take 5000 people, scrutinise for three decades and what do you get? A wholly new understanding of osteoporosis for starters, and the insights keep on coming.

Sep 11, 2017 08:51 AM

Vale Connie Johnson OAM

Vale Constance (Connie) Johnson OAM 1977 – 2017.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 10, 2017 07:30 AM

Type 1 diabetes: Releasing the 'insulin handbrake' could mak...

A Garvan-led research team has shown that a new therapeutic approach can enhance insulin secretion by the pancreas, and has the potential to improve islet cell transplants in individuals with type 1 diabetes