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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

Dec 18, 2020 03:06 PM

Lifetime Achievement Award for Prof Lesley Campbell AM

Endocrinologist and researcher Prof Lesley Campbell AM has received the prestigious Australian Diabetes Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dec 15, 2020 12:01 PM

NHMRC funding for Garvan researchers

Garvan researchers have received a total of $5.8 million in Ideas Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 10, 2020 07:47 AM

Sydney researchers develop rapid genomics strategy to trace ...

A team of leading Sydney researchers is pioneering the use of a fast genomic sequencing technology to help determine the source of hard-to-trace coronavirus cases.

MEDIA RELEASE: Dec 04, 2020 11:12 AM

New DNA modification ‘signature’ discovered in zebrafish

Researchers have revealed a previously unknown DNA modification in zebrafish – one of human’s distant evolutionary cousins.

Dec 03, 2020 12:08 PM

Clinical guidance for two rare immune conditions revealed

A global clinical analysis has revealed 95% of children with two rare inborn immune conditions were effectively treated for lymphoma, when therapy occurred early.

Nov 25, 2020 04:03 PM

Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow Award for Dr Angela Chou

Dr Angela Chou has been named 2020 Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow by the Cancer Institute NSW.

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 12, 2020 06:00 PM

Innovative research centre to image ‘dark space’ of cancer

The ACRF INCITe Centre will enable researchers to see immune cells and molecules move and interact below the surface of tumours and deep inside tissues.

Oct 30, 2020 05:55 AM

Revealed: how the immune system stays alert to related patho...

Garvan researchers have revealed how the body generates a subset of ‘early responder’ immune cells that recognise threats similar to those they’ve already seen.

Oct 14, 2020 05:01 PM

Prof Susan Clark FAA elected Fellow of Australian Academy of...

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has elected Garvan’s Professor Susan Clark as Fellow, for her world-leading discoveries in the field of epigenetics.

Oct 14, 2020 09:05 AM

Childhood cancer program powered by genomics and philanthrop...

A dedicated collaboration of researchers, clinicians and community fundraisers has improved outcomes for many children with aggressive cancers.

MEDIA RELEASE: Oct 06, 2020 03:13 PM

COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rare inborn immune disord...

Garvan’s Prof Stuart Tangye and KU Leuven’s Prof Isabelle Meyts have co-led a multi-centre international consortium to assess the severity of COVID-19 in individuals with inborn errors of immunity.

Oct 02, 2020 07:36 AM

Professor Vanessa Hayes receives Genetics Society honour

For her pioneering contributions to the field of human genetics, Professor Vanessa Hayes has received the MJD White Medal from the Genetics Society of Australasia.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 29, 2020 07:00 PM

App analyses coronavirus genome on a smartphone

A team led by Garvan’s Dr Ira Deveson developed the app ‘Genopo’ that can analyse the coronavirus genome on a portable Android device.

Sep 29, 2020 03:59 PM

Geneticist Professor Vanessa Hayes selected as Eureka Prize ...

Professor Vanessa Hayes is a finalist for the 2020 UNSW Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 24, 2020 05:53 AM

Treatment linked to slowed cognitive decline

A six-year study of older Australians with type 2 diabetes has uncovered a link between metformin use, slower cognitive decline and lower dementia rates.

MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 17, 2020 06:01 AM

Parkinson’s trigger in focus for new international research ...

A three-year grant from the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s initiative will support the most in-depth look at the cellular mechanisms that lead to Parkinson’s disease to date.

MEDIA RELEASE: Aug 25, 2020 08:23 AM

Flexible targets help immune system make finely-tuned antibo...

An in-depth Garvan study of how the immune system generates effective antibodies provides new insights for vaccine design.

Aug 18, 2020 05:03 PM

Genomics data to enable critical brain and mitochondrial res...

A Garvan-developed platform is providing researchers access to genomic data that will help drive discoveries in severe mitochondrial and brain disorders.