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MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 23, 2018 06:30 AM

New 'micro-organ' was hiding in plain sight

For the first time in decades, researchers have identified a new anatomical structure within the immune system – and they say it’s an important step towards understanding how to make better vaccines.

Aug 16, 2018 11:00 AM

Ask Garvan: a genomic test for prostate cancer

“How far off is a genomic test for prostate cancer and how will it change my treatment options?”

Aug 15, 2018 03:10 PM

NHMRC Fellowships: recognition and support for Garvan resear...

Eight new NHMRC fellowships have this week been awarded to Garvan researchers, in recognition of their outstanding research into cancer and cancer epigenetics, antibody therapies, immunology, and neurodegenerative diseas...

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 10, 2018 11:00 AM

Breast cancers enlist the help of normal cells to help them ...

Australian researchers identify a promising potential treatment for breast cancer – which targets non-cancerous cells within breast tumours, instead of the cancer itself

Aug 05, 2018 11:19 PM

Calming the troubled seas of microscopy

A new open-source software tool – known as Galene – is set to transform how we look at cells, in sickness and in health.

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.

Jul 31, 2018 04:28 PM

Theatre and science come together to boost littlies in STEM

What do you get when a leading medical research institute and an internationally acclaimed theatre company work together? World-leading STEM resources!

Jul 30, 2018 03:30 PM

Seeing cancer cells inside living tissue

This image sequence shows a biosensor made from the tiny fluorescent probes of jellyfish.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 30, 2018 01:16 PM

My Health Record is an important step towards a healthier fu...

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research considers that My Health Record will enhance patient care and help transform medical research.

Jul 26, 2018 04:00 PM

The bone-brain-hormone connection

By combining their  areas of expertise, two of our researchers made  a breakthrough discovery about  the risk of devastating bone decline from invasive gastric surgery.

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 26, 2018 09:15 AM

Turbo-charging chemotherapy for lung cancer

Australian researchers discover a ‘two birds, one stone’ approach to overcome chemotherapy resistance and prevent kidney damage

Jul 25, 2018 02:13 PM

Trials for young adults with cancer to receive huge funding ...

The Australian Young Cancer Patient Clinical Trials initiative has been granted $3.2 million by the Federal Government for four ground-breaking clinical trials, including the Garvan-led Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine...

MEDIA RELEASE: Jul 24, 2018 11:13 PM

A better test for heart disease in high-risk families

Researchers from Garvan and the Victor Chang are harnessing the power of DNA to detect the deadly heart disease dilated cardiomyopathy – long before symptoms arise.

Jul 20, 2018 02:03 PM

Oz Single Cells 18: on the cutting edge of single cell genom...

Single cell scientists from across Australia gathered at Garvan for the second conference of the Australian Cellular Panomics Consortium (ACPC) to discuss, share and learn about the latest innovations in single cell rese...

Jul 18, 2018 12:34 PM

Bringing genomic cancer medicine home

Major funding boost means rare cancer patients can access precision medicine trials in their home state

Jul 17, 2018 04:00 PM

Zero Childhood Cancer boosted by government funding

It’s a landmark day for children’s brain cancer, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing $5 million in funding for the Zero Childhood Cancer program, led by Children’s Cancer Institute and the Kids Cancer Centre ...

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...

Jun 25, 2018 09:50 AM

Prestigious new scholarships for PhD projects at Garvan

Calling all prospective PhD students! Applications are now open for four PhD projects, spanning our Cancer, Immunology and Bone Biology divisions, all of which are eligible for award of a lucrative UNSW Scientia PhD scho...

Jun 22, 2018 07:59 AM

Genome Power Packs support cancer research

The Vodafone Foundation has just released a limited edition smart device Power Pack. All proceeds from every sale of the $49 device going directly to Garvan to explore the power of genome sequencing to crack cancer’s cod...

Jun 20, 2018 11:50 AM

Vale Jane Bryant

It is with great sadness that we farewell Jane Bryant (née Wiggers de Vries).

Jun 18, 2018 07:00 AM

Neglected Cancers Awareness Week: 18-25 June, 2018

This week is Neglected Cancers Awareness Week – an important week where we call on government, corporations, and the community at large to place a greater focus on less common, but high-mortality cancers – the ‘neglected...