Garvan Institute of Medical Research

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In cancer, immune cells infiltrate tumours – but it hasn’t been known which immune cells exit the tumour or where they go next.

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A two-step approach has had promising results in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, which has a dismal five-year survival rate of just 7%.

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Garvan Institute immunologist UNSW Conjoint Professor Shane Grey and collaborators have been awarded $3.3 million to continue innovative research into islet transplantation therapy as a cure for type I diabetes.

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When obese people diet, they often find it virtually impossible to lose weight. Now researchers have found the brain circuitry behind the phenomenon.

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A UNSW-affiliated researcher is one of six young people awarded Cancer Institute NSW grants to find new ways to help prevent and treat cancer.

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Researchers are urging doctors to prioritise bone health care when considering bariatric surgery.

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The complexity of genetic mutations responsible for pancreatic cancer means patients may need individual diagnoses and treatments, Australian research shows.

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The Michael J Fox Foundation is supporting Australian research into Parkinson's Disease led by Associate Professor Antony Cooper.