Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Garvan is leading the nation in using genomic analysis to accelerate discovery and enable personalized, precision medicine. Their researchers pioneer studies into some of the most widespread diseases affecting the community today.

Garvan is focused on understanding the role of molecular and cellular processes in health and disease as the basis for developing future preventions and treatments. For 55 years, Garvan scientists have been achieving significant breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of diseases.

Recommended links

Last reviewed: May 2018

Information from this partner

Found 54 results

Ovarian cancer | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Ovarian cancer occurs when the normal division and growth of ovarian or Fallopian tube cells is disrupted, leading to uncontrolled cell growth.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Lupus real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Real life stories of people living with lupus (SLE). How they were diagnosed, how they live with disease, and how research has an impact.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

About breast cancer | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Read about the risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and Garvan's research for better management and outcomes.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

About lung cancer | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Read about the risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer and Garvan's research for better management and outcomes.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Type 2 diabetes real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Real life stories of people living with Type 2 diabetes. How they were diagnosed, how they live with disease, and how research has an impact.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Prostate cancer | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Get the facts on prostate cancer, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Garvan's research is focused on genetic differences, tailored treatment options and quality of life in those affected.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Lung cancer | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Read about our latest genomic research and innovative technology. More than 9,700 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed each year, making it the 4th most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Asthma | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Asthma is an inflammatory condition which affects the bronchial tubes in the lungs. Read about the disease, Garvan's research and find useful information for managing asthma.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Rheumatoid arthritis | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the lining of the joints become inflamed. Read about signs & symptoms, risk factors and Garvan's research into RA.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Hearing loss | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

In Australia, it is estimated that over 20% of the adult population suffer from hearing loss. Read about Garvan's research and studies of multiple forms of hearing loss.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice and information you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo
Feedback