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Sep 22, 2021 08:01 AM

Epigenetic change found in cancers linked to DNA’s 3D instab...

DNA demethylation – an epigenetic change commonly observed in cancers – is linked to changes in DNA’s 3D arrangement and how it replicates itself when cells divide.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 21, 2021 08:02 AM

Advanced imaging reveals breast cancer’s Achilles’ heel

Breast cancer cells activate the molecule Rac1 to help them metastasise around the body, live imaging of tumours has revealed. Targeting Rac1 may improve outcomes for patients.

Sep 14, 2021 09:28 AM

Garvan Institute receives six NHMRC Investigator Grants

The NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme will provide $13.5 million in funding to Garvan researchers over the next five years, in recognition of their outstanding track records in research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 13, 2021 08:36 AM

Breast cancer ‘ecotypes’ present new path to personalised tr...

Using cellular genomics technology, Garvan researchers have revealed a new method for classifying breast cancers that may better predict which treatments they respond to.

Jul 28, 2021 05:38 PM

Making visible the invisible: animating autoimmune disease

Scientific animation helps illustrate how the immune system turns from helper to adversary.

Jun 30, 2021 02:15 PM

MRFF funding for Garvan cancer researcher A/Prof David Crouc...

Associate Professor David Croucher has been awarded $614,000 to lead the development of better treatment strategies for children with neuroblastoma.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 23, 2021 07:12 PM

Precision medicine becomes more accessible for Australians w...

Garvan researchers launch new tool to inform targeted cancer treatment options.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 07, 2021 08:40 AM

Lung cancer’s resistance to chemotherapy reveals new treatme...

Garvan researchers uncover a mechanism behind lung cancer’s block to effective treatment.

May 25, 2021 08:06 AM

Cancer Council NSW grants for Garvan researchers

Four Garvan researchers have been awarded project grants from Cancer Council NSW to explore innovative new frontiers in cancer research.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 11, 2021 07:56 PM

Boosting body heat production: a new approach for treating o...

Targeting a heat production ‘brake’ on fat tissues may be a safer way to treat obesity than current medication.

May 11, 2021 08:06 AM

New funding to progress breast cancer research

The National Breast Cancer Foundation has awarded five research grants to Garvan researchers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 14, 2021 08:00 AM

Inflammation a key to targeting pregnancy-associated breast ...

Targeting the tumour environment may help improve treatments for breast cancers affecting pregnant women and young mothers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 13, 2021 07:58 AM

Cancer DNA blood tests validated by international research t...

Researchers have independently validated industry-leading blood tests that can detect the DNA released by tumours.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 26, 2021 07:15 AM

World-first clinical trial targets immune molecule IL23 as p...

Sydney researchers are testing whether an existing medication could be repurposed to treat sarcoma.

Mar 11, 2021 08:14 AM

Australian Academy of Science honours A/Prof Joseph Powell

Garvan’s A/Prof Joseph Powell has received the Ruth Stephens Gani Medal for his research harnessing the genomic information of individual cells to drive new medical approaches.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 26, 2021 07:40 AM

New type of bone cell could reveal targets for osteoporosis ...

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 25, 2021 08:06 AM

Pancreatic cancer clinical trial program to target genome an...

Garvan and UNSW Sydney researchers will establish and lead an innovative pancreatic cancer clinical trial program, thanks to a $3.75 million grant from the Cancer Institute NSW.

Feb 24, 2021 09:40 AM

Westpac names Garvan PhD student as Future Leader

Garvan PhD student Monica Phimmachanh receives a highly competitive Future Leaders scholarship.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 09, 2021 07:00 PM

A ‘skeletal age’ calculator to predict bone fracture risk

Garvan researchers have developed a model to predict the biological age of bones that may improve the management of osteoporotic fractures.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 01, 2021 01:48 PM

Inherited immune condition reversed by random DNA change

Researchers have revealed how a rare DNA change rebalanced the immune system of patients with a life-threatening genetic immunodeficiency.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jan 19, 2021 08:34 AM

New discovery in breast cancer treatment