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 2019

Information from this partner

Found 68 results

Our prostate cancer research | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Read about Garvan's innovative and crucial research into prostate cancer, and international initiatives.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Lupus | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Read about Lupus, also known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease that causes tissues in the body to become chronically inflamed.

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

Motor neurone disease | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Motor neurone disease is a progressive degenerative disease that affects muscular function. Read about Garvan's research and genetic studies.

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Lung cancer real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

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

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Breast cancer real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

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

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Pancreatic cancer real lives | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

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

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

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

About prostate cancer | Garvan Institute of Medical Research

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

Read more on Garvan Institute of Medical Research website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice 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 and advice

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