In recent years, significant breakthroughs have been achieved by Garvan scientists in the understanding and treatment of diseases.

Garvan’s research is diverse, exploring the interplay of different body systems and organs in the disease process, with a view to developing cures for major diseases that afflict millions, including:

AREAS WHERE YOU CAN HELP

CANCER

  • Breast cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Bowel cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer


DIABETES & OBESITY
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
 

CLINICAL GENOMICS IMMUNOLOGY 

  • Asthma
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Sjögren’s syndrome


 

NEUROSCIENCE

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Hearing loss 
  • Eating disorders
  • Motor neurone disease
  • Spinal injury


OSTEOPOROSIS & BONE BIOLOGY

  • Osteoporosis
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Bone metastasis


 

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is a world leader in innovative fundamental medical research with more than 600 scientists, students, support staff and associates. Garvan’s main research divisions are: Cancer, Diabetes & Obesity, Immunology, Osteoporosis and Bone Biology, and Neuroscience

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