A new project to sequence the genomes of families living with bipolar disorder should identify some of the complex genetic factors behind the debilitating disease.
A new gene sequencing technology being used to map the human genome is set to transform the diagnosis of cancer and other diseases, potentially saving lives.
A study that sequenced 100 pancreatic cancer genomes for the first time provides a new understanding of the disease’s origin and may help guide future treatment.
When obese people diet, they often find it virtually impossible to lose weight. Now researchers have found the brain circuitry behind the phenomenon.
UNSW Professor and Executive Director of the Garvan Institute, John Shine, has been awarded the Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the nation's most highly respected award for scientific achievement.