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World-first trials win prestigious science award

31 Aug 2017

Two world-first trials involving mass administration of a drug that virtually eliminated scabies, a neglected tropical disease, have won a prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize.

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Ground-breaking trial brings personalised treatments to those with rare cancers

23 Aug 2017

Garvan's Genomic Cancer Medicine Program, launched today by The Hon. Brad Hazzard, uses genomic medicine to match therapies, prevention and screening methods with rare cancer patients based on their genetic information.

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Historic Discovery Promises to Prevent Miscarriages and Birth Defects Globally

10 Aug 2017

A blockbuster, world first breakthrough at Sydney’s Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is expected to prevent recurrent miscarriages and multiple types of birth defects, in one of Australia's most significant discoveries in pregnancy research.

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