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MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 25, 2020 06:20 AM

Inflammatory disease in focus for fellowship recipient Dr Ow...

Dr Owen Siggs has been awarded a prestigious 8-year fellowship to carry out crucial inflammatory disease research at the Garvan Institute.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 09, 2020 06:03 PM

Precision approach for lung adenocarcinoma

Garvan researchers have revealed a way to potentially improve the efficacy of a common cancer treatment in lung adenocarcinoma patients.

Dec 11, 2019 08:43 AM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received a total of $3.4 million in Ideas Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 19, 2019 08:04 AM

Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss

Over six years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia.

Nov 08, 2019 03:34 PM

St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation Grants for Garvan researchers...

Researchers from across the Institute have been awarded seven grants from the St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation.

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.

Jun 11, 2019 05:17 PM

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Garvan’s Prof Ted Kraegen

Emeritus Professor Edward (Ted) Kraegen AO has been recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 26, 2019 08:19 AM

Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress

Australian researchers have discovered a new molecular pathway in the brain that triggers more weight gain in times of stress.

Dec 12, 2018 09:08 AM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Announced today, Garvan researchers have received a total of $6.6 million in Project Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 03, 2018 09:22 AM

Blood test could predict if chemotherapy will work for advan...

World-first trial by Australian researchers

Nov 27, 2018 05:11 PM

Professor Jerry Greenfield receives prestigious award

Garvan congratulates Professor Jerry Greenfield on receiving a Millennium Award from Diabetes Australia to support an innovative clinical study in type 1 diabetes.

Nov 15, 2018 09:30 AM

Pilot grant to tackle pancreatic cancer

Post-doctoral fellow Dr David Herrmann from Garvan’s Cancer Division will work on a new approach to inhibiting one of Australia’s most deadly cancers.

Oct 31, 2018 08:17 AM

Healthy ageing key focus for fellowship recipient Dr Andy Ph...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research congratulates Dr Andy Philp who has been awarded the Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship, generously provided by The Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation.

Oct 25, 2018 12:30 AM

What healthy looks like: Thousands-strong DNA database nears...

The Medical Genome Reference Bank, a database of the genetic information of 4000 healthy elderly Australians, is nearing completion.

Oct 17, 2018 09:45 AM

Why you need to have a better understanding of your gut

With almost 2 in 3 Australian adults overweight or obese, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is significantly increasing in our nation.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 12, 2018 10:56 AM

Fat: a new player expands our definition of diabetes

A new study reveals that fat tissue may play a crucial role in the progression of diabetes, challenging long established notions about the root causes of this modern epidemic.

Aug 02, 2018 03:30 PM

Your microbiome and prediabetes: trust your gut

Dr Dorit Samocha-Bonet is discovering how your microbiome could hold the key to blood sugar regulation.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jun 30, 2018 06:55 PM

Deciphering dangerous messages from fat

We all carry a certain amount of fat – but did you know that fat sends messages to the immune system that can affect our risk of diabetes and other diseases? Researchers from Garvan and the Baker Institute are making sen...

May 16, 2018 10:20 AM

Support for our outstanding young researchers

Garvan congratulates Drs Liz Caldon, Nenad Bartonicek, Michelle McDonald, Maria Findeisen and Nathan Zammit who were all announced as the research award-winners at Garvan’s Annual Update.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 04, 2018 11:51 PM

Garvan Report: Genomics is disrupting the healthcare sector

A landmark report, launched today by Garvan and Barlow Advisory, unveils wide-ranging clinical and commercial impacts of low-cost DNA sequencing and analysis.

MEDIA RELEASE: May 02, 2018 06:30 AM

Revealed: the ‘city’ of cells supporting prostate tumours

A study led by researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) has shed light on the cells that surround and support prostate tumours.