Garvan Institute of Medical Research

osteoporosis

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

Dr Negin Hesam-Shariati and Associate Professor Sylvia Gustan

Teaching people to gain control over their brain to relieve chronic pain and improving food and water security are two of the innovative UNSW Sydney projects to receive Ideas Grants.

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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. 

Guy Marks

UNSW Sydney Professor Guy Marks and Garvan Institute of Medical Research Professor Susan Clark have been recognised for outstanding contributions to health and medical research.

Covid-19 research

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding from the Australian Government for COVID-19 projects, including the development of new antibody drugs and to repurpose medications.

Immune cell

Breakthrough cellular genomics technology has allowed Garvan and UNSW Sydney researchers to reveal genetic mutations causing rogue behaviour in the cells at the root of autoimmune disease.

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UNSW researchers have taken out five NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science & Engineering for works spanning from ecosystem conservation to pancreatic cancer treatment. 

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Researchers from Sydney's Garvan Institute and the UK have developed a glow-in-the-dark 'biosensor mouse' that offers a real-time readout of the rapidly changing "skeleton" within cells. 

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An international study has provided compelling evidence that we inherit more than a DNA blueprint from our mothers and fathers – we also inherit vital instructions on how to use this blueprint.

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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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