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SuperCycle is a week long 1000km bike ride through rural South Australia. It raises much-needed funds to build family-style accommodation in Adelaide for country cancer patients. Would you be able to ride 1000km in a week?




The Hospital Research Foundation

The Hospital Research Foundation supports world-leading medical research undertaken in South Australia.

Choose to donate to medical research and you will be improving the lives of your own family and friends now and in the future.  Your donations will be supporting medical research into conditions such as Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes, Asthma, Arthritis and many more.

The Hospital Research Foundation is celebrating its 50th year in 2015 members of the community are being called upon to make their mark on the future of medical research by voting in The Hospital Research Foundation’s (THRF) 50th Anniversary Awards.

Following a general public vote, two deserving Adelaide researchers will each walk away with a $25,000 grant towards a scientific or clinical research project that will help to create a healthier community. Read more and vote.

Latest News

4 Sep

Under Our Roof for Cancer Patients Launches!

More than 80 people celebrated the much-anticipated launch of The Hospital Research Foundation’s first Under Our Roof project, marking a major milestone for THRF and everyone who has supported this wonderful project. Two family-style homes at 30 Nicholls Terrace, Woodville West have been built to provide a ‘home-away-from-home’ for country cancer patients who need to travel to Adelaide for cancer treatment...

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10 Aug

Aden Ho Yin - Research to Treat Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Born in Hong Kong, PhD student Aden Ho Yin moved to Adelaide to pursue a dream he has treasured since childhood – becoming a scientist. After completing a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Biotechnology at the University of Adelaide, Aden is now furthering his studies as a PhD researcher at the Basil Hetzel Institute [...]

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5 Aug

Making Medical History in Adelaide

In an Australian medical first, Australia’s first paediatric islet auto transplant procedure has been performed successfully at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH). Involving Surgeons, Endocrinologists and Islet Transplant Scientists from the WCH, Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and Flinders Medical Centre, a seven-year old boy with hereditary pancreatitis, now has a chance at much [...]

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