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MEDIA RELEASE: Sep 19, 2019 08:53 AM

Extinct human species gave modern humans an immunity boost

Garvan researchers have discovered a gene variant that sheds new light on how human immunity was fine-tuned through history.

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 08:48 AM

Osteoporosis drugs linked to reduced risk of premature death...

A large cohort study has revealed a common osteoporosis drug significantly decreases premature mortality risk, likely related to a reduction in bone loss.

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.

Jul 08, 2019 11:12 AM

Genomic ‘map’ reveals not all fat is equal

Garvan and CSIRO researchers have uncovered key differences underlying harmful and non-harmful fat.

Jun 24, 2019 12:12 PM

CIRCA solves rare disease mysteries by combining expertise

A team of researchers and medical professionals are looking to answers in DNA to improve the lives of patients with rare immune conditions.

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 17, 2019 01:00 PM

How does cellular genomics work?

We have trillions of cells in our body – a single, individual cell can impact health and disease.

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.

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.

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.

May 17, 2019 08:06 AM

Garvan Innovation Manager selected as ‘Leader of Tomorrow’

Dr Mana Liao has been invited to help find solutions to the big questions facing the future of biotechnology.

May 17, 2019 08:03 AM

Day of Immunology: Garvan inspires students for STEMM

A group of high school students visited the Garvan Institute to hear about what a career in biomedical research has to offer.