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MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 18, 2019 04:18 PM

Psoriasis drug target offers potential for osteosarcoma

Research reveals a new therapeutic target for the treatment of osteosarcoma.

Sep 02, 2019 03:09 PM

NHMRC Investigator Grants for Garvan researchers

The NHMRC Investigator Grant Scheme will provide $8.5 million in funding to researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research over the next five years, in recognition of their outstanding track records in research....

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 13, 2019 08:05 AM

Key to targeting the spread of pancreatic cancer

Targeting the tissue around pancreatic cancer cells may be the key to stopping their spread and improving chemotherapy outcomes.

Jul 18, 2019 08:39 PM

Clinical trial to test diabetes treatment for dementia

The Federal Government has awarded Professor Katherine Samaras a prestigious project grant to carry out critical dementia research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 17, 2019 08:22 AM

A genomic barcode tracker for immune cells

A new research method to pinpoint the immune cells that recognise cancer could significantly change how we treat the disease.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 12, 2019 08:26 AM

Ancient epigenetic changes silence cancer-linked genes

A study in zebrafish indicates that some genes linked to cancers in humans have been strictly regulated throughout evolution.

Jun 24, 2019 09:30 AM

Powering research into youth cancer through Genome Power

The Vodafone Foundation are launching a ‘text to give’ campaign, with all proceeds supporting Garvan’s youth cancer research.

Jun 18, 2019 05:26 PM

Garvan researchers to create an ‘Atlas’ for breast cancer

Researchers are set to take the closest look at breast cancer yet to identify better ways of targeting the disease.

Jun 17, 2019 01:08 PM

2019 St Vincent’s Precinct Three Minute Thesis competition

Ten PhD Students from across the St Vincent's Precinct have taken part in the annual Three Minute Thesis competition.

Jun 12, 2019 02:57 PM

The 2019 Garvan Researcher Awards

Congratulations to the seven researchers who were presented with awards or prizes at the 2019 Garvan Researcher Awards event.

May 22, 2019 12:17 PM

Professor Jonathan Sprent awarded prestigious Starzl Prize

Professor Jonathan Sprent has accepted the 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery & Immunology at an award ceremony at the University of Pittsburgh.

May 21, 2019 11:58 AM

Breast cancer funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers secured six Project Grants awarded by the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 26, 2019 08:31 AM

Researchers reveal key to targeting dormant cancer cells

Researchers have identified what keeps some cancer cells dormant – a finding which could uncover new approaches to preventing the spread of cancer.

Mar 29, 2019 09:38 AM

A driver of inflammation in a rare childhood condition

Australian scientists have uncovered part of the process that leads to ‘inflammatory flares’ in patients with a rare immune disorder.

MEDIA RELEASE: Mar 28, 2019 08:17 AM

A more accurate method to diagnose cancer subtypes

Garvan researchers have developed a method for detecting the products of ‘fusion’ genes in cancer cells more accurately than current clinical methods.

Mar 15, 2019 04:49 PM

Cancer Council NSW grants for innovative cancer research

Dr Thomas Cox and Professor Chris Ormandy have been awarded three-year Project Grants from Cancer Council NSW to explore innovative research projects in pancreatic and breast cancer respectively.

Mar 12, 2019 09:21 AM

Cancer DNA’s bad timing

The ‘mistakes’ in cancer DNA may be linked to not only how – but when – DNA is copied when cells divide.

Feb 20, 2019 08:15 AM

Virtual reality puts the spotlight on youth cancer

A new research project will allow patients and researchers to ‘see’ the drivers of cancer in virtual reality.

MEDIA RELEASE: Feb 12, 2019 03:00 AM

A new pattern of DNA tags points to a ‘seed’ for cancer

A close-up view of the two meters of DNA inside prostate cancer cells has uncovered new clues about how normal cells turn cancerous.

Feb 11, 2019 12:00 PM

Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships: recognition for Garvan res...

Six new Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships have been awarded to Garvan researchers to support various projects into innovative cancer treatment research.

Feb 05, 2019 10:00 AM

Inside the labs: Dr Venessa Chin

Dr Venessa Chin is using cellular genomics, or single cell sequencing, to better determine which lung cancer patients will respond best to immunotherapy.