Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Breakthrough Medical Research

Garvan InstituteOfficially opened in 1963 as a small research department within St Vincent's Hospital in Darlinghurst, Sydney, The Garvan Institute has a long history of providing insights into some of the most widespread diseases affecting the Australian community.

Research conducted within the Institute is diverse, exploring the roles and interactions of different body systems and organs in the disease process, with a view to developing cures for major diseases. The Institute's broad research areas include bone biology, cancer, diabetes and obesity, immunology, neuroscience and clinical genomics.