The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is a world leader in biomedical research, pioneering study into some of the most widespread diseases affecting our community today.

Research at Garvan is focused on understanding the role of genes and molecular and cellular processes in health and disease as the basis for developing future cures.

For over 45 years, significant breakthroughs have been achieved by Garvan scientists in the understanding and treatment of diseases such as:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes and obesity
  • Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and other immune disorders
  • Pituitary disorders

Garvan’s ultimate goal is prevention and cure of these major diseases.

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